Vancouver Island School of Art

2nd floor, 950 Kings Rd
Victoria, BC V8T 1W6
250-380-3500

Supply List - Painting Composition & Process PNTGw270-30

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General supplies:
Rags, paper towels
Vine or willow charcoal
One #12 “bright” brush, or similar: Hog Bristle for oil, or a stiff synthetic for acrylic
One 1”-wide soft-bristle synthetic brush
One round pointed brush for linear work and small details
Bring any brushes you already have from home
If using oil: Odourless mineral spirits (Ecohouse or similar) Note: NO orange or citrus scent please;


Oil or acrylic paint:

Feel free to use your usual palette. The following is a list of recommended paints:

Primaries:
Cool Red: Alizarin Crimson (genuine or hue), Permanent Crimson or Quinacridone Magenta
Warm Red: Cadmium Red Medium (genuine or hue)
Cool Blue: Phthalo Blue (green shade) or Prussian Blue
Warm Blue: Ultramarine Blue or French Ultramarine
Cool Yellow: Lemon Yellow (or equivalent—should say PY3 on the tube)
Warm Yellow: Cadmium Yellow Medium (genuine or hue)

Secondaries:
Phthalo Green
Dioxazine Purple
Pyrolle or Cadmium Orange (or any mono-pigment orange)

Earth Tones:
Burnt Sienna
Burnt Umber
Yellow Ochre

White:
Titanium, or Titanium/Zinc

Black:
Mars, Carbon, or Ivory/Bone Black

Surfaces:
We will generally need one or two small or medium-sized surfaces to paint on each day. Stretched, primed canvas, canvas paper, gessoed wood panel, gessoed mat board are acceptable.


**Paper is available for purchase at the school.