Vancouver Island School of Art

2549 Quadra Street
Victoria, BC V8T 1E2

Supply List - Intaglio Printmaking: Drypoint PRNT216-36


There is a $150 supply fee for this course which includes etching inks, etching needle, scraper, burnisher, copper plates, tarlatan, and a variety of other materials that will be needed to start explorations of drypoint.

The following items are required for the first class:

-your sketch book
-sketching materials
-small mirror

Supplies students should source on their own (above and beyond the course supply fee)
-a pair of rubber gloves or a box of disposable gloves
-several old towels, shop cloths, or old shirts for cleaning up
-recycled newspaper or a pad of newsprint
-an apron, lab coat, or old shirt
-a sheet or two of sand paper
-sketch book and preferred sketching materials
-metal palette knife or metal spatula for mixing etching inks
-a roll of masking tape
-a sheet of dura-lar film, mylar, or acetate (18 x 24 or larger)
-a piece of durable plastic (could be a plastic garbage bag)
-your choice of printmaking papers (we will discuss quality paper options during our first class)

**Paper is available for purchase at the school.