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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″

Colors:

  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
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

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

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Cherry Blossom Trees Painting

Spring is here!!!! Time to go outside to paint your backyard. For instructions and supply of the cherry blossoms trees painting visit: https://clinapolloni.com/cherry-blossom-trees-painting/

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Cherry Blossom Trees Drawing

Drawing with Acrylics by Clina Polloni.

The Cherry Blossom Trees are in bloom! Let’s learn how to draw with acrylics.

This are difficult times for all of us, we have to stay home with the Coronavirus. Go outside, take your family and draw the beautiful flowers of Spring!

Cherry Blossom Trees Drawing

Cherry Blossom Trees Drawing

Instructions of this drawing: 

  1. Go outside, in this painting is the back yard of my house. Select the flowers that you would like to paint. Do a pencil sketch.
  2. You can start by drawing in the canvas with a pencil using the Square Grid Drawing Technic. Start by dividing your sketch or photo in proportional squares, then you divide your canvas in with the same Technic in proportional squares. It doesn’t matter how big is your canvas or if it is a mural, the proportions will always be perfect.
  3. Use your acrylics with lots of water because they flow better, impregnating your canvas, don’t leave spots without paint. Acrylics are very good for under-painting because they dry faster. They create a worm color that once you finish your final painting with oils or acrylics in the top, they look brighter.
  4. Apply a coat of washed Titanium White and Cerulean Blue over the area of the sky and a coat of washed Sap Green over the grass.
  5. Start drawing with Acrylics: Ivory Black: trunk of trees, house (including inside of windows) and details of landscape.
  6. With Titanium White and Yellow Ochre paint over house. Magenta for the flowers of the cherry blossom trees and Sap Green over the dogwood tree.
Cherry Blossom Trees-Square Grid Drawing Technic

Cherry Blossom Trees-Square Grid Drawing Technic

Canvas: 16″x 16″ or any size you like.

Acrylic colors for drawing:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Cerulean Blue
  3. Yellow Ochre
  4. Sap Green
  5. Magenta
  6. 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.

Pencil, ruler and rubber.

Ultra fine black Sharpie pen.

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.

The next class will be about finishing your painting with acrylics or oil. Cheer up in this difficult times 🙂

Call Clina: 919-841-3132

Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

The Cherry Blossom Trees Drawing and instructions are © of Clina Polloni.

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