Vancouver Island School of Art

302-733 Johnson St
Victoria, BC V8W 3C7

Supply List - Drawing for the Absolute Beginner DRWG120-36-FA22

Meghan Krauss -


Items for the first class:

- sketchbook (8" x 10" or larger)
- at a minimum: HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B pencils
- white soft eraser
- sandpaper block sharpener
- large pad of newsprint paper (18 x 24)

Additional Supplies to be discussed at first class:

Drawing Materials:
- compressed charcoal
- willow/vine charcoal
- charcoal pencils
- kneaded eraser
- blending stumps (3-4 in various sizes)
- small set of soft chalk pastel sticks
- scissors
- glue (white or stick)

- drawing board
- bulldog clips

- white charcoal/pastels paper: pad or loose sheets (9X12 approximately)

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).