Vancouver Island School of Art

302-733 Johnson St
Victoria, BC V8W 3C7

Supply List - Drawing: Thematic Approaches DRWG235-36-FA22

Leah McInnis -


Items required for the first class:

- black conté and/or charcoal
- sketchbook
- pen/pencil

Additional Items to be discussed during the first class:

- pencils: range from 4H - 6B
- conté crayon (black, white, grey, burnt sienna)
- charcoal (compressed, vine)
- coloured pencils (a few assorted colours of your choice)
- blending stump (aka tortillon)
- pen nib holder and nib for drawing
- Chinese ink
- bamboo brushes (small and medium)
- eraser (white and kneaded)
- watercolours: travel sets or tubes (red, blue, yellow, violet, orange, green)
- plastic palette or small plate
- #12 watercolour brush (synthetic sable: buy a brush specifically for watercolours
- chalk pastels (buy a few individual colours based on your personal choice)
- oil pastels (buy a few individual colours based on your personal choice)
- rags
- pad of newsprint
- few pieces of grey toned paper
- assorted sheets of paper (Buy different types of hot and cold pressed rag papers. Large pieces can be torn down.)

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).