Vancouver Island School of Art

950 Kings Rd, 2nd Floor
Victoria, BC V8T 1W6

Supply List - Drawing: Exploration of Materials DRWG207-36


Items required for the first class:

-a sketch book (or a large piece of paper - 18” x 24” or larger)
-your choice of sketching materials (such as graphite pencils, coloured pencils, charcoal, etc)
-a small object with interesting contours (like a shoe, seashell, camera, basket, etc.)
-a small towel or blanket that is large enough to cover your object

We will discuss our supply list in more detail on the first day of class (some materials will be
encouraged, others will be optional), but the following are some items you may pick up or order
ahead of time if you would like to get a head start on collecting your supplies for this course:

-a pad of newsprint (18” x 24” or larger)
-standard white eraser, and/or a pliable eraser
-one white cont้ stick
-one black cont้ stick
-one medium-hued cont้ stick (any color)
-one or two sticks of charcoal
-black india ink
-one white oil bar/oil stick (Note: Oil bars are not the same as oil pastels.)
-one medium-hued oil stick (any color)
-one dark-hued oil stick (any color)
-spool(s) of thread (any color)
-a spool of pliable wire (any color)
-a small box of wax crayons
-acrylic paints (primary colors, and white)
-acrylic medium
-plastic container(s) for water
-an assortment of brushes
-set of graphite pencils (suggested: 6H – 6B)
-set of colored pencils (primary and secondary colors)
-5 sheets of pastel paper (approx. 18” x 24” or larger): 1 sheet of black, 1 sheet of white, 1 sheet of
mid-grey, 2 sheets of medium-hued pastel paper (any color)
-one extra large sheet of paper (approximately 42” x 60” or larger)
-3 sheets of tracing paper (18” x 24” or larger)
-a selection of drawing papers for in-class exercise and independent projects (suggested: 18” x 24” or larger)
-cardboard or matt board
-utility knife and/or scissors
-metal ruler
-thumb tacks
-binder clips
-masking tape
-portfolio case

*An assortment of papers are available for purchase at the school