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Shelley Lake Painting

Learn to paint reflections in the water. This simple painting has been created for the painting class.

Painting Class Taught by Clina Polloni.

Shelley Lake Raleigh NC

Shelley Lake Raleigh NC

The Shelley Lake is located in Raleigh, North Carolina, with wooded trails along a scenic lake. A perfect place to feel inspired to create plain air paintings and enjoy the outdoors in an autumn day.

Instructions:

  1. Start by drawing with a pencil, putting attention to the reflections of the trees in the water.
  2. Paint the sky, but at the same time paint the water, because the water is a reflection of the sky.
  3. Paint the trees in the background, and at the same time, copy the trees in the water in an opposite way. The water is like a mirror to the trees.
  4. Start painting the trunk and branches of the trees.
  5. Finish your painting by doing the leaves, dirt and bushes.
  6. 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. You can also buy the supply on line.

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.

Canvas: 11″x 14″

Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Ivory Black
  3. Cadmium Yellow Light
  4. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  5. Cadmium Orange
  6. Cadmium Red Light
  7. Yellow Ochre
  8. Burn Siena
  9. Burnt Umber
  10. Sap Green or Hookers Green
  11. Royal Blue
  12. Cerulean Blue
  13. 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.
1 White Bristle #3.
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.

You can learn and enjoy to do this painting in the painting classes:
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Call Clina: 919-841-3132.
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

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