Vancouver Island School of Art

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

Supply List - Painting: Gesture and Colour PNTGs108-18

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*The supplies listed are required for the successful completion of this course
*Brushes: At least 4 long handled brushes ranging in size from #8 - #12. Be sure to have a variety of flat, filbert and round formats. You will need at least one round brush about the size of your index finger. (Opus Legato, or Mezzo brand.)
*Paint: (Opus or Stevenson’s brand acrylic, 60-150 ml tubes) Do not buy Buzz, Amsterdam, or any Fluid acrylics. Do not purchase any Cadmium based paints with the word hue after the name of the colour.
Mars black
Titanium white

Ultramarine blue
Alizarin crimson
Phtalo green
Cadmium red medium
Cadmium orange medium
Cadmium yellow medium

Paper: 18” x 24” pad of white cartridge paper.

*Two 18”x24” stretched, and primed canvases.

*Masking tape or Bulldog clips
*Disposable palette, cotton rags, empty plastic container (Margarine/yogurt container).
*Portfolio. Must be large enough to fit your 18” x 24” paper. Opus carries a cardboard portfolio for approximately $10.00 that will suit your needs. Paintings handed in loose or rolled will not be accepted.


Paper is available for purchase at the school.