Vancouver Island School of Art

2549 Quadra Street
Victoria, BC V8T 1E2

Supply List - Painting with Acrylic Skins PNTGw102-12


Acrylic paint; any colours you like
Zinc white
Bushes of your choice
Lots of matt medium; any brand
Stir sticks or a few palette knives
4-6 putty knife or piece of cardboard for levelling paint
Rags or paper towel
Small disposable cups; at least 6
Nonstick palette to make skins- cheap option is freezer paper (with plastic coating).-not Parchment paper or wax paper. Disposable palette paper would work too.
Hard edge ruler
Exacto blade

2 supports: gessoed canvas or gessoed panel
Suggested sizes:
abstract grid at least 12 x 12
for landscape at least 16 x 20
an extra small support if you are a fast ie 8 x 10"

Watercolour Paper or paper that will handle acrylic paint the same size as your support

Photo reference that has a horizon line

**Paper is available for purchase at the school.