Vancouver Island School of Art

2549 Quadra Street
Victoria, BC V8T 1E2
250-380-3500

Supply List - Drawing for the Absolute Beginner DRWG120-36

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Items for the first class:

- Sketchbook 8X10 or larger
- At a minimum: H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, 8B pencils
- White soft eraser
- Pencil sharpener

- Newsprint 24 X 36 - 30-40 Sheets to start (Can be purchased at VISA office)
- Cartridge Paper 24 X 36 - Start with 10-20 Sheets (Can be purchased at VISA office)

- Bulldog clips (2 Large size)

Additional Supplies to be discussed at first class:

Drawing Materials:

- Compressed charcoal
- Willow sticks charcoal
- Kneaded eraser
- Stumping tool blender
- Conte (2B black and white)
- Chalk Pastels (Minimum of two colours of your choice)

- India ink - Black
- Chinese/Bamboo brushes (minimum 2 different sizes, available in Chinatown)
- Small plastic container (for water and ink, so can be from recycling)

-Scissors
-Glue (white or stick)

Paper:

- A few sheets of better quality paper (Watercolour or Stonehenge) We will discuss in class when you will need these prior to assignments

Other papers and materials may be required as the class goes on.


Paper is available for purchase at the school.