Vancouver Island School of Art

302-733 Johnson St
Victoria, BC V8W 3C7

Supply List - The Contemporary Portrait DRWGs102-18-SS22

Leah McInnis -


Items required for the first class:

- pen/pencil
- sketchbook
- colour pencils (assortment of colours)
- a few sheet of Bristol (thick smooth paper), 9"x12"

Additional items to be discussed during 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)
- watercolour brushes
- oil pastels (assortment of colours)
- drawing board and 2 clips to hold drawing paper on board
- paints, primary colours + black and white (choice of oil, acrylic or watercolour)
- linseed oil, odourless paint thinner or turpentine (for oils)
- containers for linseed oil/odourless paint thinner/turpentine (oils) or water (acrylic/watercolour)
- 2 stretched canvases (they can range in size from 18"x24" to 36"x48")
- artist's palette
- rags or pieces of cloth for wiping paint brushes
- small palette knife
- various sizes of paint brushes

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).