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Vancouver Island School of Art

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

Supply List - Painting: Colour & Composition


· variety of acrylic or oil painting brushes (flat, round, filbert and a detail brush - recommend Opus Legato Acrylic Brush Set Assorted - need a flat #8 or larger)

· variety of acrylic or oil paint (must have a red, blue, yellow, white and black - recommend Opus Essential Acrylics 60 ml tubes: cadmium red medium, phthalo blue green shade, hansa yellow medium, titanium white and lamp black)

· stretched and gessoed canvas or other primed painting surface (any brand, any size under 11” x 14”)

· heavy weight paper (recommend Canson XL Watercolor Pad Size: 9X12)

· sketchbook

· pencil and eraser

· paint palette

· painter’s tape

· paper folder for worksheets


The Vancouver Island School of Art is delighted to have a partnership with Opus Art Supplies so please consider using this link and clicking on your course to purchase supplies from Opus Art Supplies: Partnership Page.


You can also consider an Opus A+ Membership, where students can sign up to save 10% on all orders during their studies: Sign Up For Opus A+ Membership.

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