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Pink Tulip Painting

Learn to paint a spring pink tulip.

Painting Class Taught by Clina Polloni.

Flower-Pink Tulip Painting

Flower-Pink Tulip Painting

This painting was created for the painting classes, is a simple and charming painting for a person that is starting to paint. Soft magentas and reds on a texturize background.


  1. Start by drawing the pink tulip.
  2. Give a washed of acrylic Magenta and Sap Green (look at the under-paint image). Acrylics are very good for under-painting; they create the basics colors to put the oils or acrylics in the top.
  3. Next paint with oils or acrylics in the following order: background, tulip and leaves.
  4. Sign your work of art.


Acrylics: You can buy them at Michael’s or Hobby Lobby. Jerry’s Arterama offers SOHO, Urban Artistic Acrylics. Excellent paintings, sold at a more reasonable price. 3060 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609. (919) 876-6610.

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

Flower-Pink Tulip-Under-paint

Flower-Pink Tulip-Under-paint

Canvas: 9″x 12″


  1. Titanium White
  2. Cadmium Yellow Light
  3. Cadmium Yellow Med
  4. Cadmium Red Light
  5. Yellow Ochre
  6. Sap Green
  7. Deep Green
  8. Dioxazine Purple
  9. Deep Magenta
  10. Alizarin Crimson
  11. Ultramarine Blue

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

Harper Clarkson-Pink Tulip-Painting Class acrylics oils.

Harper Clarkson-Pink Tulip-Painting Class acrylics oils.

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WARNING, all paintings and photos are copyright © by Clina Polloni.

Clina Polloni is a member of The Makery and the Wake Forest Guild of Artists. Her oil paintings are at The Cotton Company and local businesses of Wake Forest NC.

Clina Polloni received the 2017 Franklin County Art Council ARTIST AWARD.

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