Vancouver Island School of Art

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

Supply List - Painting: The Expanded Field PNTGs222-18


* If you already own some of these supplies you do not need to buy new ones

-A minimum of four different sizes of paint brushes for acrylic. One large flat, smaller flat, two small. Round, angle and specialty brushes are recommended, but not necessary.
-Acrylic black and white paint
-Coloured acrylics: titanium white, ultramarine blue, phthalo blue, cadmium red light*, alizarin crimson, lemon yellow, and cadmium yellow medium*.
*Important: Cadmium paints are expensive—imitation cadmium paints are fine to use for this class, but expect a difference in performance/quality.

-Disposable palette, recommended minimum size of 11’’x14’’
-Palette knives
-Gloss and matt gels
-Mason jars or yoghurt containers for water, mediums

-Graphite pencil set
-Hardcover Sketch book 8 1/2” x 11”
-Retarder medium (gel form is better)
-Other gels are optional, but recommended for experimentation purposes (recommended brand is Liquitex)
-Same colours listed for oil paints
-Disposable gloves
-Masking tape (high tack)
-Rags (can be found at Home Depot)

Paper is available for purchase at the school.

**Paper is available for purchase at the school.