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:

www.riotstores.com.au (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

www.jacksons.com.au (16 stores)

Jacksons 103 Rokeby Road Subiaco 08 93812525

WHEN PURCHASING GEAR, TELL THEM THAT YOU ARE A STUDENT OF CAROLLYN RHODES-THOMPSON AND YOU SHOULD GET 10% DISCOUNT.

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

1 comment:

  1. I would love to know when I could join the next start of a class... I am a complete novice and know nothing about painting, but would love to give it a go .. do I need to have a background?

    Cheers and thank you

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