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Flowers of Love Poem

“Flowers of Love”

Flowers of Love Poem Painting

Flowers of Love Poem Painting

Are oil paintings by Clina Polloni.

Inspired by my poem “An Instant of Time”, about love and flowers:

Love like flowers
is a fragile breeze;
it is a flash of time,
born on a clear day,
explodes in magnificent
colors and feelings,
and diminish in the
shadows of life.

Poem by Clina Polloni ©

Flowers of Love Poem Drawing

Flowers of Love Poem Drawing

After the cold days of winter. I can’t wait for the warm days of spring to see the pale daffodils or the purple irises emerging, green baby leaves appearing in the old oak tree and finally a rainbow of colors; camellias, geraniums, tulips, peonies, crape myrtles, dahlias, roses and pansies. I get my canvas, brushes, bright colors and go outside, seat in the purple chair and paint. I live in Franklinton, NC, USA, travel to Chile to see my family and also paint.

Instructions:

  1. Start by drawing the poem with a medieval calligraphy. The first letter of the poem is at the right side with a gold background and decorated with flowers.
  2. Draw flowers around the poem.
  3. Create a border with gold and heavy gesso.
  4. Paint with acrylics or oils.

Clina’s paintings are for sale at her studio, The Renaissance Centre for The Arts in Wake Forest and The Franklin County Art Council, NC.

Medieval Letter F

Medieval Letter F

You can learn and enjoy to do this painting in the painting classes:
https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/flowers-painting-classes/

Call Clina: 919-841-3132
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com
Contact Clina >>

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27525.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.

Summer Flower Garden

How to Paint a Summer Flower Garden.

Painting Class Taught by Artist Clina Polloni.

Summer Flower Garden Painting

Summer Flower Garden Painting

Learn to paint a Summer Flower Garden. A harmony of summer colorful flowers. This painting was created for the painting class. The garden is at Marigold Plantation, the home of Clina Polloni ART Studio.

This is a simple painting for a beginner artist. You will learn the basics of color mixing, blending and texture.

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. Also, Kaleidoscope Artist’s Value is good.
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.

Summer Flower Garden by Tricia Wagner-Painting Class acrylics oils

Summer Flower Garden by Tricia Wagner-Painting Class acrylics oils

Canvas: 11″x 14″

Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Cadmium Yellow Light
  3. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  4. Cadmium Orange
  5. Cadmium Red Light
  6. Carmine or Cadmium Red Medium
  7. Violet de Cobalt or Thio Violet or Deep Magenta
  8. Dioxazine Purple
  9. Cerulean Blue
  10. Ultramarine Blue
  11. Sap Green
  12. Yellow Ochre
  13. Burnt Sienna
  14. Burnt Umber or Raw Umber
  15. Greenish Umber (Grumbacher) or a Deep Green
  16. Alizarin Crimson

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 White Bristle #2.
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.

Painting Class Acrylics Oils-Summer Flower Garner

Painting Class Acrylics Oils-Summer Flower Garner

You can learn and enjoy to do this painting in the painting classes:
https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/flowers-painting-classes/

#paintingclasses #flowerspainting #summergarden #littleartgallerync #thecottonco #oilsclasses #acrylicsclasses #clinapolloniart #clinahpolloni #artistachilena #northcarolinaartist #wakeforestnc

$30.00 per person for 2 hours. You have the option of learning the painting of the week or selecting a painting from https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/.

At The Little Art Gallery, inside The Cotton Company, located in the historical downtown of Wake Forest NC. 306 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

At Clina Polloni ART Studio.

Call Clina: 919-841-3132
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com
Contact Clina >>

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27525.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.

Red Daisy Flower Painting

Red Daisy Flower Painting

Red Daisy Flower Painting

How to Paint a Red Daisy.

Painting Class Taught by Artist Clina Polloni.

Learn to paint a Red Daisy Flower. This is a simple painting for a beginner artist. You will learn the basics of color mixing, blending and texture.

Supply:

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

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. Kaleidoscope Artist’s Value box is good.

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.

Red Daisy Under-Paint Outline

Red Daisy Under-Paint Outline

Canvas: 9″x 12″

Under paint: In acrylics, give a wash to the canvas in Cadmium Yellow Light and Titanium White.
Outline: Red Daisy with Alizarin Crimson. Outline leaves with Greenish Umber or dark green.

Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Cadmium Yellow Light
  3. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  4. Cadmium Orange
  5. Cadmium Red Light
  6. Carmine or Cadmium Red Medium
  7. Sap Green
  8. Greenish Umber or dark green
  9. Alizarin Crimson

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 White Bristle #2.
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.

Painting Class acrylics oils-Red Daisy

Painting Class acrylics oils-Red Daisy

Painting Classes:

Learn to paint a flower. “Red Daisy”. This is a simple painting for a beginner artist. You will learn the basics of color mixing, blending and texture.

Wednesdays at The Cotton Company, 3:30 to 5:30.
Saturdays at Clina Polloni ART Studio, 10:30 to 12:30.

Acrylics or oils, private and group painting classes by appointment. Taught by Clina Polloni with social distance. Call 919-841-3132 or email clinapolloni@gmail.com.

#paintingclassesnc #reddaisy #flowerpainting #floral #littleartgallerync #wakeforestnc #thecottonco #oilsclasses #acrylicsclasses #clinapolloniart #clinahpolloni #northcarolinaartist

$30.00 per person for 2 hours. You have the option of learning the painting of the week or selecting a painting from https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/.

At The Little Art Gallery, inside The Cotton Company, located in the historical downtown of Wake Forest NC. 306 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

At Clina Polloni ART Studio: Contact Clina 919-841-3132 or clinapolloni@gmail.com

You can learn and enjoy to do this painting in the painting classes:
https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/flowers-painting-classes/

Call Clina: 919-841-3132
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27525.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.

Sunflower Painting

How to Paint a Sunflower

Painting Class Taught by Artist Clina Polloni.

Flower-Sunflower

Flower-Sunflower

Learn to paint a sunflower. This is a simple painting for a beginner artist. You will learn the basics of color mixing, blending and texture.

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.

Flower-Sunflower Under-paint

Flower-Sunflower Under-paint

Canvas: 9″x 12″

Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Cadmium Yellow Light
  3. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  4. Cadmium Orange
  5. Cadmium Red Light
  6. Carmine or Cadmium Red Medium
  7. Sap Green
  8. Greenish Umber or dark green
  9. Burnt Sienna
  10. Burnt Umber or Van Dick 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 White Bristle #3.

Kansas Sunflower Painting

Kansas Sunflower Painting

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.

You can learn and enjoy to do this painting in the painting classes:
https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/ 

#paintingclasses #sunflower #flowerpainting #floral #littleartgallery #wakeforestnc #thecottonco #oilsclasses #acrylicsclasses #clinapolloniart #clinahpolloni #artistachilena #northcarolinaartist

Students of Painting Class June 2021.

Painting Class June 2021-Kansas Sunflower

Painting Class June 2021-Kansas Sunflower

Kansas Sunflower Painting Class. Laurie, Lisa Marie and Tricia proudly showing their paintings. They selected the background with rusty dark colors.

Call Clina: 919-841-3132
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com
Contact Clina >>

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27525.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.

Purple Pansy Painting

Purple Pansy Flower.

Painting Class Taught by Clina Polloni.

Flower-Purple Pansy Painting

Flower-Purple Pansy Painting

Learn to paint a Purple Pansy. This painting was created for the painting classes, is a simple and charming painting for a person that is starting to paint.

The Purple Pansy symbolize love for anyone who is close to your heart.

Instructions:

  1. Start by drawing the pink Purple Pansy.
  2. Under-painting: give a washed of acrylic Cadmium Yellow Light to the background and Dioxazine Purple to the flower. Outline flower and leaves with Dioxazine Purple. 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, purple pansy and leaves.
  4. Sign your work of art.

Supply: This painting can be done in 2 media, 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. Also, the box of Kaleidoscope Artist’s Value has most of the colors.
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.

Flower-Purple Pansy-Under-Paint

Flower-Purple Pansy-Under-Paint

Canvas: 9″x 12″

Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Cadmium Yellow Light
  3. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  4. Sap Green
  5. Violet de Cobalt or Thio Violet or Deep Magenta
  6. Dioxazine Purple
  7. Burnt Sienna
  8. Greenish Umber (Grumbacher) or a Deep Green

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

Painting Class-Purple Pansy

Painting Class-Purple Pansy

You can learn and enjoy to do this painting in the painting classes:
https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/

Call Clina: 919-841-3132.
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com
Contact Clina >>

#paintingclasses #purplepansy #pansypainting #floral #socialdistancing #wakeforest #thecottonco #oilsclasses #acrylicsclasses #clinapolloniart #clinahpolloni

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27525.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.

Lavender Flowers Painting

Painting Class Taught by Artist Clina Polloni.

Learn to paint lavender flowers in a gold background.

Lavenders Flowers Painting

Lavenders Flowers Painting

This painting was created for the painting classes, is a simple and charming painting for a person that is starting to paint. Is good for learning to create a texture in harmonic colors.

Supply: This painting can be done in 2 media, 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. Also, the box of Kaleidoscope Artist’s Value has most of the colors.
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: 8″x8″

Colors:

In this painting it is easier to do the background in acrylics first with:

  1. Gold
  2. Alizarin Crimson

Continue with acrylics or oils:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Violet de Cobalt or Thio Violet or Deep Magenta
  3. Dioxazine Purple
  4. Cadmium Yellow Light
  5. Sap Green
  6. Greenish Umber (Grumbacher) or a Deep Green

Brushes, multi-purpose, polyvalent. There is a 10pc “Artist’s Loft” that provides most of the brushes for the beginning or the Pro Stroke-Power Creative Mark of Jerry’s Arterama. Also Wal-Mart has some fine and medium gold taklon brushes.
For Oil paintings, the best media is Refined Linseed Oil with Turpernoi. To clean the brushes Turpernoi. I have some glass containers to mix media.
Easel (a simple table metal easel is fine).
Paper towel, Pencil to draw.
Plastic plate to mix colors or a Paper Palette. SOHO has a very reasonable paper palette at Jerry’s Arterama.

Lavender Flowers August 16-20 Painting Class.

Painting Class acrylics oils-Lavender Flowers

Painting Class acrylics oils-Lavender Flowers

Learn to paint a beautiful flower. “Lavender Flowers”. August 16-20. Create an attractive gold background. Acrylics or oils, private and group painting classes by appointment. Taught by Clina Polloni. Call 919-841-3132 or email clinapolloni@gmail.com.

#paintingclasses #littleartgallerync #lavenderflowers #floral #wakeforest #thecottonco #oilsclasses #acrylicsclasses #clinapolloniart #clinahpolloni #artistachilena #northcarolinaartist

$30.00 per person for 3 hours. You have the option of learning the painting of the week or selecting a painting from https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/.

At The Little Art Gallery, inside The Cotton Company, located in the historical downtown of Wake Forest NC. 306 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

You can learn and enjoy to do this painting in the painting classes: click here >>

Call Clina: 919-841-3132
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27525.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.

Serving Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Wake Forest, Franklinton and The Triangle Are of North Carolina.
Member of The Franklin County Art Council and Wake Forest Guild of Artists, of North Carolina.

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

How to Paint Red Geraniums in a Stone House Window

Painting Class Taught by Artist Clina Polloni.

“Red Geraniums in a Stone House Window” Painting.

Red Geraniums in a Stone House Window

Red Geraniums in a Stone House Window

Traveling through the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, I was inspired to paint this colonial stone house with red geraniums in the window.

This is a simple paint designed for the painting classes.

#paintingclassesnc #redgeranium #windowpaint #flowerpainting #littleartgallerync #wakeforestnc #thecottonco #oilsclasses #acrylicsclasses #clinapolloniart #clinahpolloni #northcarolinaartist

Supply:

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

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. Kaleidoscope Artist’s Value box is good.

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.

Red Geraniums in a Stone House Window Under-Paint

Red Geraniums in a Stone House Window Under-Paint

Canvas: 11″x 14″

Under paint: In acrylics, give a wash to the canvas in Yellow Ochre. Paint inside the window with Permanent Green and Ivory Black.

Oils or Acrylics Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Yellow Ochre
  3. Carmine or Cadmium Red Medium
  4. Cadmium Red Light
  5. Alizarin Crimson or Rose Madder
  6. Magenta
  7. Burnt Sienna
  8. Van Dyck Brown or Burnt Umber
  9. Cadmium Yellow Light
  10. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  11. Permanent Green
  12. Sap Green
  13. Greenish Umber or Deep Green
  14. Payne’s Gray

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. I have some glass containers to mix media.

Easel (a simple table metal easel is fine).

Paper towel, Pencil to draw.

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

Painting Class-Red Geraniums in a Stone House Window

Painting Class-Red Geraniums in a Stone House Window

Painting Class Announcement:

Learn to paint “Red Geraniums in a Stone House Window”. Traveling through the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, I was inspired to paint this colonial stone house with red geraniums in the window.

Wednesday February 16 at The Cotton Company, 2:30 to 4:30.
Saturday February 19 at Clina Polloni ART Studio, 10:30 to 12:30.

Acrylics or oils, private and group painting classes by appointment. Taught by Clina Polloni with social distance. Call 919-841-3132 or email clinapolloni@gmail.com.

#paintingclassesnc #redgeranium #windowpaint #flowerpainting #littleartgallerync #wakeforestnc #thecottonco #oilsclasses #acrylicsclasses #clinapolloniart #clinahpolloni #northcarolinaartist

$30.00 per person for 2 hours. You have the option of learning the painting of the week or selecting a painting from https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/.

At The Little Art Gallery, inside The Cotton Company, located in the historical downtown of Wake Forest NC. 306 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

At Clina Polloni ART Studio: Contact Clina 919-841-3132 or clinapolloni@gmail.com

The “Red Geraniums in a Stone House Window” painting is copyright © of Clina Polloni.

You can learn and enjoy to do this painting in the painting classes: click here for information about the classes >>

Call Clina: 919-841-3132
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27525.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.
Contact Clina >>

Serving Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Wake Forest, Franklinton and The Triangle Are of North Carolina.
Member of The Franklin County Art Council and Wake Forest Guild of Artists, of North Carolina.

Gold Labrador Oil Pet Portrait of Buffy

Learn to Paint A Pet Portrait. Progression and Supply.

By Artist Clina Polloni.

Gold Labrador Retriever Portrait

Gold Labrador Retriever Portrait

Buffy was a Gold Labrador Retriever.

When I was commissioned to paint Buffy’s oil Pet Portrait, I was fascinated by the beauty of this Gold Labrador Retriever. The expression of her eyes was all about love and caring for her family.  Painting her eyes and the many colors of his hair was a wonderful experience. I put her in a background of white snow because she loved to play in it.

Canvas: 16″x 20″

Instructions and Progression:

  1. Draw and paint the under-paint: It was done in acrylics because they dry faster and it gives you the opportunity to paint immediately. Use Raw Sienna mixed with Titanium White.
  2. Paint the background: Start by painting the snow using oil painting.
  3. Start up with Buffy’s face: Put special detail in the eyes, hair and nose. It will give you a better understanding of her features.
  4. Paint Buffy’s body: Taking advantage of the texture and the many gold tones of her hair.
Gold Labrador Retriever Portrait Under-Paint

Gold Labrador Retriever Portrait Under-Paint

Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Flesh, Portrait Pink or Pale Pink
  3. Cadmium Yellow Light
  4. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  5. Yellow Ochre
  6. Raw Sienna
  7. Van Dyck Brown
  8. Royal Blue
  9. Prussian Blue
  10. Ivory Black
Painting A Gold Labrador Retriever

Painting A Gold Labrador Retriever

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 doing this painting in the painting classes: Click here >>

 

Gold Labrador Retriever Face

Gold Labrador Retriever Face

For more information:
Call Clina: 919-841-3132.
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

 

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, FranklintonNC27527
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.
Contact  Clina >>

How to Paint Red Geraniums on a Red House

Painting Class Taught by Artist Clina Polloni.

“Red Geraniums on a Red House” Painting

Red Geraniums on a Red House

Red Geraniums on a Red House

This is a simple painting designed for the painting classes. Learn to paint an old red house in the mountains of North Carolina, adorned with bright red geraniums in the front.

#paintingclasses #redgeranium #windowpaint #floral #littleartgallerync #wakeforestnc #thecottonco #oilsclasses #acrylicsclasses #clinapolloniart #clinahpolloni #artistachilena #northcarolinaartist #socialdistancing

Instructions of how to do this painting:

  1. Start by drawing the window, the old wood of walls and finally the geraniums in the pot. Put attention to the cracks of the wood.
  2. Do your under-paint or imprimatura with a wash of Gold or Yellow Ochre acrylic. Also paint inside the window with Permanent Green and Ivory Black. Finally paint the in between the wood with Alizarin Crimson. Acrylics are very good for under-painting because they dry faster. The under paint is very important because you are drawing with colors and defining light and shade in your final painting. The imprimaturais an initial stain of color painted on the canvas. It provides a transparent, toned ground, which will allow light falling onto the painting to reflect through the paint layers.
Red Geraniums on a Red House Under-Paint

Red Geraniums on a Red House Under-Paint

Start painting in the following order because it is going to be easier for you:

  1. Using oils or acrylics, start painting the window. Continue with the red old wood of the walls.
  2. Paint the red geraniums in the pot.
  3. 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

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.

Red Geraniums on a Red House Window

Red Geraniums on a Red House Window

Canvas: 11″x14″

Under-paint Acrylics:

  1. Gold or Yellow Ochre
  2. Permanent Green
  3. Ivory Black
  4. Alizarin Crimson

Oils or Acrylics Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Yellow Ochre
  3. Carmine or Cadmium Red Medium
  4. Cadmium Red Light
  5. Alizarin Crimson
  6. Burnt Sienna
  7. Van Dyck Brown
  8. Cadmium Yellow Light
  9. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  10. Thalo Green
  11. Greenish Umber or Deep Green
  12. Payne’s Gray

Brushes, multi-purpose, polyvalent. There is a 10pc “Artist’s Loft” that provides most of the brushes for the beginning or the Pro Stroke-Power Creative Mark of Jerry’s Arterama. Also Wal-Mart has some fine and medium gold taklon brushes.
For Oil paintings, the best media is Refined Linseed Oil with Turpernoi. To clean the brushes Turpernoi. I have some glass containers to mix media.
Easel (a simple table metal easel is fine).
Paper towel, Pencil to draw.
Plastic plate to mix colors or a Paper 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: https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/

Call Clina: 919-841-3132
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27525.
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.
Contact Clina >>

Serving Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Wake Forest, Franklinton and The Triangle Are of North Carolina.
Member of The Franklin County Art Council and Wake Forest Guild of Artists, of North Carolina.

House in the Island of NC Painting

Painting Class taught by Clina Polloni.

“House in the Island of North Carolina”

House in the Island of NC

House in the Island of NC

This painting was created for the painting classes, is a simple and charming painting for a person that is starting to paint and wants to learn about the ocean, reflections of a sailing boat and most important the little house in the cliff of the sand dunes.

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. Also, the Kaleidoscope Artist’s Value box is good.

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: 9″x 12″

Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Cadmium Yellow Light
  3. Yellow Ochre
  4. Cadmium Red Medium or Carmine
  5. Alizarin Crimson
  6. Sap Green
  7. Greenish Umber or a deep Green
  8. Cerulean Blue
  9. Ultramarine Blue
  10. Dioxazine Purple
  11. Burnt Sienna
  12. Van Dyck Brown
  13. Ivory Black

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.
Black fine point Sharpie.
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 doing this painting in the painting classes >>

For more information:
Call Clina: 919-841-3132.
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com
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House in the Island of North Carolina August 23-27 Painting Class.

Learn to paint a seascape. “House in the Island of North Carolina“. August 23-27. Paint the ocean, reflections of a sailing boat and most important the little house in the cliff of the sand dunes. Acrylics or oils, private and group painting classes by appointment. Taught by Clina Polloni. Call 919-841-3132 or email clinapolloni@gmail.com.

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$30.00 per person for 3 hours. You have the option of learning the painting of the week or selecting a painting from https://clinapolloni.com/painting-classes/.

At The Little Art Gallery, inside The Cotton Company, located in the historical downtown of Wake Forest NC. 306 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

Visit Clina Polloni Art Studio and Gallery.
13 Garner Road, Franklinton NC 27527
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.

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Little ART Gallery, Oil Paintings and Classes by Clina Polloni.

Painting classes and oil paintings visit The Little ART Gallery located inside The Cotton Company in Wake Forest NC.

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Tel: 919.841.3132
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

Serving Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Wake Forest, Louisburg, Franklinton and The Triangle Area of North Carolina.

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Member of the Franklin County Art Council and the Wake Forest Guild of Artists. North Carolina.

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

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