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Vancouver Island School of Art


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

Supply List - To Draw a Diary



Items required for the first class:

- black conté and/or charcoal

- pen/pencil- sketchbook

- pad of newsprint

Additional Items to be discussed during the first class:

- pencils: range from 4H - 8B

- conté crayon (black, white, sanguine)

- charcoal (compressed, vine)

- white vinyl eraser

- kneaded eraser

- watercolours: travel sets or tubes (red, blue, yellow, violet, orange, green)

- plastic palette and/or white plastic lids or small white ceramic plates to mix paint on

- watercolour brushes

- colour pencils (assortment of colours)

- oil pastels (assortment of colours)

- variety of paper (including cartridge paper, rag paper, black/coloured paper, rice paper and anything else that catches your eye)


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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