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Cherry Blossom Trees Painting

Cherry Blossom Trees Painting.

Cherry Blossom Trees Painting

Cherry Blossom Trees Painting

Class taught by Clina Polloni.

Learn to paint spring flowers. Harmony of pinks and deep magentas blossoms playing on soft clouds .

You can learn this painting in the studio class or is a guide for plain air.

Plain Air:

The first class was about going to your yard and draw the trees with acrylics (click here for instructions). This class is about finishing your painting with oils or acrylics.

Plain Air instructions for this painting:

Follow the sequence, is important.

  1. With your acrylic drawing, go outside and start painting with acrylics or oils.
  2. Start painting the clouds in the background.
  3. Paint the grass.
  4. Paint the house.
  5. Over the grass and other elements paint the trunk of the trees and bushes.
  6. Finally over these elements paint the flowers and leaves with a #4 white bristle brush.
Cherry Blossom Trees Drawing-Step 1

Cherry Blossom Trees Drawing-Step 1

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

Acrylics: You can buy them at Michael’s or Hobby Lobby. 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 a 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, Hobby Lobby, but again the most affordable ones are at Jerry’s Arterama and their brand is LUKAS.


11″x 14″ for tracing in the studio class.

16″x 16″ for drawing.

Painting Classes-Acrylics Oils-Cherry Blossom Trees.

Painting Classes-Acrylics Oils-Cherry Blossom Trees.


  1. Titanium White
  2. Cerulean Blue
  3. Paynes Gray
  4. Cadmium Yellow Light
  5. Yellow Ochre
  6. Carmine or Cadmium Red
  7. Phthalo Green or Permanent Green
  8. Greenish Umber or a Deep Green
  9. Magenta
  10. Violet de Cobalt or Thio Violet or Deep Magenta
  11. Burnt Sienna
  12. Burnt Umber or Raw Umber
  13. Ivory Black

There are many affordable brushes in the market:
Walmart: FolkArt, Gold Taklon, fine details and shading.
Michael’s: 10pc “Artist’s Loft” white synthetic brushes.
Jerry’s Arterama: Pro Stroke-Power Creative, fine and medium brushes.
#2 white bristle brush.

Sienna Hughes-Cherry Blossom Trees-Painting Classes Acrylics Oils.

Sienna Hughes-Cherry Blossom Trees-Painting Classes Acrylics Oils

1 Sharpie Ultra Fine Point Black.

For Oil paintings, the best media is Refined Linseed Oil with Turpernoi. To clean the brushes Turpernoi. Glass container to mix media.

Easel (a simple table metal easel is fine).

Paper towel.

Paper/plastic plate and glass. SOHO has a very reasonable paper palette at Jerry’s Arterama.

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