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Vancouver Island School of Art

302-733 Johnson St, Victoria, BC V8W 3C7 250-380-3500

Supply List - Making Art a Practice


Use art materials and papers that you already have on hand for this workshop.

Drawing supplies:

-Set of graphite pencils

-Charcoal (compressed and vine)

-Conte crayons (black 2B and white)

-Set of chalk pastels

Painting supplies:

-Watercolour set (travel or in pans)

-Watercolour brush: #12 and #6 round

-Single edged razor blade

-White plastic eraser

-Pencil sharpener

-Tracing paper



-Glue stick

-White glue and bristle brush for gluing

-Sketchbook 9x12"

Bring any drawing or painting paper you have at hand. Don't worry if you don’t have all the supplies on the list. Extra papers and supplies will be available.


Note: Supplies can be purchased in downtown Victoria at: Art World (860 Yates St), Island Blue (905 Fort St) or Opus (512 Herald St).

Some of the local Art stores offer a student discount or PST exemption:

1. Let them know at the cash that you are a student at VISA

2. Show proof of registration or payment (your Registration Receipt email from VISA).

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