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Blue Door in a Log Cabin Painting

Blue Door in a Log Cabin

Painting Class Taught by Artist Clina Polloni.

Blue Door in a Log Cabin

Blue Door in a Log Cabin

A log cabin with a blue door embraced by a pink bougainvillea from the beautiful mountains of North Carolina.

This is a simple paint designed for the painting classes.

 Instructions of how to do this painting:

  1. Start by drawing the log cabin, the door, the chair and finally the bougainvillea. Put attention to the interesting shapes of the old wood.
  2. Do your under-paint or imprimatura with a wash of silver acrylic. Acrylics are very good for under-painting because they dry faster. The under paint is very important because you are drawing with colors and defining light and shade in your final painting. The imprimaturais an initial stain of color painted on the canvas. It provides a transparent, toned ground, which will allow light falling onto the painting to reflect through the paint layers.
Blue Door in a Log Cabin Under-Paint

Blue Door in a Log Cabin Under-Paint

Progression, start painting in the following order because it is going to be easier for you:

  1. Using oils or acrylics, start painting the log cabin. Continue with the door, chair and stone floor.
  2. Paint the bougainvillea in the top.
  3. Sign your work of art.

Supply: This painting can be done in 2 medias, Oil Paintings or Acrylics.

Acrylics: There are many brands of acrylic paintings that I have tested but the one that I like the most is SOHO, Urban Artistic Acrylic: Excellent paintings, sold at more reasonable price by Jerry’s Arterama. 3060 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609. (919) 876-6610

Oil Paintings: You can buy them at Michael’s, ACMoore, but again the most affordable ones are at Jerry’s Arterama and their brand is LUKAS.

Blue Door in a Log Cabin Progression

Blue Door in a Log Cabin Progression

Canvas: 11″x 14″

Under-paint Acrylics:
Silver

Oils or Acrylics Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Royal Blue
  3. Ultramarine Blue
  4. Prussian Blue
  5. Cobalt Violet
  6. Payne’s Gray
  7. Burnt Sienna
  8. Van Dyck Brown or dark brown
  9. Yellow Ochre
  10. Magenta
  11. Rose Madder
  12. Thalo Green
  13. Cadmium Yellow Light
  14. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  15. Greenish Umber or Deep Green

There are many affordable brushes in the market:
Walmart: FolkArt, Gold Taklon, fine details and shading corners detail.
Michael’s: Artist’s Loft, white synthetic brushes.
Jerry’s Arterama: Pro Stroke-Power Creative, fine and medium brushes.
1 White Bristle #3.
For Oil paintings, the best media is Refined Linseed Oil with Turpernoi. To clean the brushes Turpernoi. I have some glass containers to mix media.
Easel (a simple table metal easel is fine).
Paper towel, Pencil to draw.
Plastic plate to mix colors or a Paper Palette. SOHO has a very reasonable paper palette at Jerry’s Arterama.

You can learn and enjoy to do this painting in the painting classes:
https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/

Call Clina: 919-841-3132
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27525.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.

 Serving Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Wake Forest, Franklinton and The Triangle Are of North Carolina.
Member of The Franklin County Art Council and Wake Forest Guild of Artists, of North Carolina.

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