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Vancouver Island School of Art

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

Supply List - Still Life Painting


- Students can work in acrylic or oils

- Recommended Pigments: Ultramarine Blue, Prussian or Phthalo Blue, Cadmium red Light, Quinacridone Red, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Hansa Yellow, Black, White, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna. Also bring any other colours you have.

- Mediums: gloss medium (acrylic), odourless mineral spirit (oil)

- Palette for mixing paint  (white plastic lids or ceramic plate or disposable palette pad)

- Palette Knife

- Brushes :#12 Bright or similar, and a mix of different types of brushes, include one fine round brush

- Two prepared canvases about 11 x 14 and 16 x 20 inches

- One personal possession with sentimental meaning or just an ornament that you like from home eg. a candle and base, vase, shell, necklace, clock, flowers, feathers, skulls, musical instruments etc.


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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