Vancouver Island School of Art

2549 Quadra Street
Victoria, BC V8T 1E2

Supply List - The Altered Photograph MMEDs113-18


Buy what you can at the Dollar Store, Michaels and Canadian Tire before going to an art supply store since art supplies can be expensive. You will also need a tote or transport bin to bring materials to class.

-3 4 11x14 unprimed natural Masonite/ Hardboard panels (have a sheet of natural Masonite/hardboard cut down at either Castle or Home depot) in preparation for later classes

-Sheet white stonehenge paper 22x30 and ripped or cut into 1/8 sheets 11x 7.5

-Snap off blade or Xacto knife small embroidery scissors

-Sanding block (medium grit)

-Cutting surface (old piece of matt board or hardboard)

-Foam brushes in several sizes (found at hardware stores) look for larger brushes (2" 3"-4")

-Medium bottle of Stevensons acrylic matte GEL medium (ONLY buy this brand)

-Small bottle of Liquitex clear gesso (ONLY buy this brand)

-Small bottle of acrylic matte medium

-Small bottle of acrylic white gesso

-White Reynolds freezer paper (available at Fairway Markets)

-Selection of black and white & colour photocopied ( toner based NOT ink jet) photographic images to collage together (bring more than you need)

-Selection of black and white & colour photographic prints to (bring more than you need) (you MUST get these done at PRISM Imaging on Fort Street) 4x6, 5x7, get multiple copies of your favourites. They use a photographic chemical based processor NOT a dye based printer. Please do not go anywhere else since they simply won't work for the technique we will be using.

-Selection of acrylic painting brushes (available at dollar store) 1/4",1/2",3/4",1",

-Roll of green painters tape

-Roll of clear packing tape

-Roll of Clear shelf Paper (Home Hardware store)

-3 ring binder or notebook for class notes

-Package of coloured pencils

-Assorted set of Acrylic paints (student quality are fine)

-Rolls of Shop towels or rags

If you have any questions about supplies please contact instructor at: