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Cherry Blossom Trees Painting

Finishing Your Cherry Blossom Trees Painting.

Class taught by Clina Polloni.

Cherry Blossom Trees Painting

Cherry Blossom Trees Painting

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.

You can come to the painting class to learn to do this painting once the Coronavirus is over.

Instructions of 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

Cherry Blossom Trees Drawing

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 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.

Canvas: 16″x 16″


  1. Titanium White
  2. Cerulean Blue
  3. Paynes Gray
  4. Cadmium Yellow Light
  5. Yellow Ochre
  6. Phthalo Green
  7. Greenish Umber or a Deep Green
  8. Magenta
  9. Violet de Cobalt or Thio Violet or Deep Magenta
  10. Carmine or Cadmium Red
  11. Cassel Earth or a Deep Brown

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.

1 #4 white bristle brush.

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.

Plate to mix colors or a paper/plastic Palette. SOHO has a very reasonable paper palette at Jerry’s Arterama.

Call Clina: 919-841-3132

The Cherry Blossom Trees painting and instructions are © Clina Polloni.

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13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27525.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.

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