Vancouver Island School of Art

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

Supply List - Painting: Introduction II PNTG102-36


- Oil or acrylic paint: Alizarin Crimson or Quinacridone Red, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow (or equivalent—should say PY3 on the tube), Burnt Sienna, any Black, Titanium White (larger tube). Substitutions are acceptable if you already have paint.

-acrylic gesso (for priming surfaces to paint on)

- 2 small or medium sized surfaces approximately 12 x 16 inches—Masonite or hardboard panel, plywood, matboard or cardboard which we will gesso in class.

- 1 big brush (2 1/2” or larger). Hardware store brushes are fine (Good for applying gesso and for big gestural marks)

- 1 #12 “bright” brush: Hog Bristle for oil, and a stiff synthetic for acrylic

- palette for mixing paint

- palette knife (metal or plastic)

- Oil painters: bring rags, and odourless mineral spirits (OMS) in a sealed jar or container

If you have some supplies already (mediums, paints, brushes etc) bring whatever you have.

**Paper is available for purchase at the school.