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Vancouver Island School of Art

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


Supply List - Painting Nature


- variety of acrylic/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/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 surfaces (around 11" x 14")

- heavy weight paper (recommend Canson XL Watercolor Pad Size: 9" x 12")

 - sketchbook (or loose-leaf paper)

- pencil and eraser

- water jar

- rag/paper towel

- palette


Students should bring all materials except canvas to the first class


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


Local art supply stores have varying discount options for students. Monks and Opus offer membership programs for discounts. Check stores’ websites for details. 

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