Sunday, 24 January 2010

2010 Painting Classes

Hi All !!!!

Happy New Year!!!!!! for twenty ten

It’s very exciting to be starting a new decade with many new painting enthusiasts joining our painting group.
It will be a very diverse group with people from all walks of life, talents and abilities with beginners to the
more experienced painters.

Soooo… load up the car with you painting gear and lets get into it!!!

LocationVic Park Centre for the Arts, Kent Street Vic Park
Time6:30 pm until 9:30pm (3 hrs)
DateTuesday starting 22rd February 2010 then weekly for 8 weeks
Price$360(less $75)$45 per sessionOR $285 in advance

NB: (If you booked in 2009 you still get last years price)

LocationLake Monger Recreation Club, Gregory St, Wembley
Time6:30 pm until 9:30pm (3 hrs)
DateTuesday starting 23rd February 2010 then weekly for 8 weeks
Price$360(less $75)$45 per sessionOR $285 in advance

* note missed lessons need to be paid for, please let me know if you won’t be able to make the session and you will get a
credit which may be used at another classes if space permits.

To secure your position, please confirm your interest by return email and deposit of full payment of $285 into
my ANZ bank account BSB 016 002 Account 5602 51131.

Below is the basic equipment required to start.

When purchasing gear, tell the art suppliers that you are doing my art classes and ask for a discount. (normally 10%)
If you have any problems, please don’t hesitate to call me on 0421523464.
I look forward to seeing you on the 22nd or 23rd

Carollyn Rhodes-Thompson

0421 523646

Beginning Artists Starter Kit

Friday, 22 January 2010

Slide Show of last nights Soiree

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Thursday, 14 January 2010

Studio at the Parmelia Hilton Mills St Perth

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Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Beginning Artists Starter Kit

Things to include in your Acrylic starting kit;

Essential Acrylic Paint colours,

  • red, blue, yellow, white, black-- tubes or pots of colour are available.

  • 3 brushes- all different sizes for acrylic and collect any house brushes and brooms.

  • 1 pallet knife

  • 4-5 canvases or acrylic/oil paper or primed boards

  • Art sketch diary A3 recommended

Collect from home;

  • Several ice-cream containers with lids, sponges, cereal boxes, all sizes and shapes of  cleaning brushes

  • Newspaper, rags, scissors

A box on wheels for storage and moving is a great idea. ( this box will get very heavy as you collect more gear.)

Possible places to purchase equipment: (6 stores in WA)

Karrinyup Shopping Centre Riot Art & Craft 08 9244 2559

Booragon Garden City Shopping Centre Riot Art & Craft Store 08 9351 4999 (16 stores)

Jacksons 103 Rokeby Road Subiaco 08 93812525


NB When purchasing your kits please do not hesitate to call me Carollyn on 0421523464 for guidance.

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

Exclusive Soiree Function on Thursday 21 January 6-8pm


You and your guests are invited to

21 January Soiree

Featuring work by Carollyn Rhodes-Thompson

Exclusive Soiree Function on Thursday 21 January 6-8pm

Wine and canapes provided

Join Carollyn Rhodes-Thompson to celebrate the body of work she has created throughout her Artist in Residency since October 2009. This residency is proudly supported by Hawaiian providing this studio space free of charge.

Plus Interactive Arts Director, Fleur Allen will join Carollyn in the shop on Wed 13 January and Friday 15 January 10am - 2pm; we will have internet access to browse or purchase from the gallery online and both of us will be available to ask any questions on Carollyn's existing work or potential commissioned work.


Shop 5 Parmelia Arcade (downstairs)

Parmelia House

191 St George's Terrace Perth

open daily 9am - 5pm

RSVP 9380 6539

All Artwork available for purchase in shop or online at

Friday, 1 January 2010

Red Horizon

This painting was requested by my web site designer, he asked for reds with an interesting foreground white space in the middle and a horizon in the distance.. It is to be cut up and used in a web design for