Supply lists

All registered? Find out what supplies you'll need here.

Please Note: It's best to wait to purchase the supplies you need for your first class until about a week before your course begins, and double-check your course list before you do so.

Instructors occasionally change, this may adjust the supply list for your course, stay informed to any changing information. 

Important: Summer camps supplies are included in fees unless otherwise noted. You DO NOT need to purchase supplies for these programs.

Ceramics

Ceramics Basics

Ceramics: Hand Building

Ceramics: Wheel Throwing

Design & Digital Media Arts

Graphic Design Fundamentals

Graphic Design: Branding

Digital Lab for Designers

Digital Lab for Designers: Photoshop

Digital Lab for Designers: Illustrator

Cartooning

Typography

Illustration

Drawing

100 Drawings in a Week

Botanical Drawing

Classical Drawing Techniques

Drawing Fundamentals

Figure Drawing

Landscape Drawing

Perspective Drawing

Pet Portraits

Portfolio Prep

Sketchbook Drawing Week

Glassblowing

Glassblowing Basics

Jewellery & Metals

Jewellery Fundamentals

Jewellery Fundamentals: Cold Connections

Jewellery Fundamentals: Soldering Skills

Jewellery: Chains & Clasps

Gem Setting: Heavy Bezel

Open Jewellery Studio Week (Summer)

Open Jewellery Studio (Fall)

Ring Basics

Painting

Abstract Painting

Abstract Painting Week

Acrylic Painting Basics

Oil Painting Basics

Watercolour Painting  Basics

Photography

Digital Photography Basics

Where can I buy supplies?

Purchase supplies through the AUArts Bookstore!

The AUArts bookstore carries most of the art supplies and required readings you’ll need for classes. 

AUArts Bookstore Hours
Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm

TO PLACE AN ORDER WITH THE BOOKSTORE FOR CURBSIDE PICK-UP PLEASE DO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Call  403.284.7663
  • Refer to your course supply list
  • Provide your name and phone number in case they need to call you back
  • YOUR ORDER WILL BE READY FOR CURBSIDE PICK-UP THE FOLLOWING DAY!
  • The Bookstore accepts AMEX, Visa and MasterCard over the phone OR you can pay with your Debit Card during curbside pick-up. NO CASH!
  • Call volume is high right now, so keep trying if you cannot get through immediately
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Your AUArts course registration confirmation will also get you a discount on art supplies at a number of local, independent art supply stores in Calgary: Destination Art, Inglewood Art Supply, Kensington Art Supply, Mona Lisa Materials Ltd, Sunnyside Art Supplies. Show your course registration before paying for your purchases.