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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.

Painting Class-Shelley Lake Raleigh NC

Painting Class-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: 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.

Painting Class-May 13 2021

Painting Class

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
  11. Royal Blue or Sky 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:
Click here for painting classes info >>
Call Clina: 919-841-3132.
Email: clinapolloni@gmail.com

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.
Contact Clina >>

1800s Vineyards House

Learn how to paint a farm house in the vineyards land of Chile.

Painting Class Taught by Clina Polloni.

1800s Vineyards House PaintingI was born and raised in Chile, and in my memories, I remember country roads, traveling with my family through the beautiful vineyards land in the foot hills of the Chilean mountains. This painting is based in sketches that my great grandfather, Antonio Polloni did when painting the landscape of Chile in the 1800’s.

Instructions:

  1. Start by drawing the country houses and landscape.
  2. Give a soft coat of gold acrylic. Acrylics are very good for under-painting, they creates a worm color that once you paint in the top, the colors looks brighter.
  3. Next star painting from the back, sky, mountains, trees, house and creek with reflections in the water.
  4. Sign your work of art.

Supply: This painting can be done in acrylics or oils.

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 Hobby Lobby, Michael’s, ACMoore, but again the most affordable ones are at Jerry’s Arterama and their brand is LUKAS.

Canvas: 11″x14″

Colors:

  1. Gold
  2. Titanium White
  3. Cadmium Yellow Light
  4. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  5. Alizarin Crimson
  6. Flesh, Portrait Pink or Pale Pink
  7. Yellow Ochre
  8. Raw Sienna
  9. Burnt Sienna
  10. Van Dyck Brown or a Dark Brown
  11. Cerulean Blue
  12. Ultramarine Blue
  13. Sap Green
  14. Greenish Umber or a deep green
  15. Sap Green
  16. Dioxazine Purple

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: 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.

This painting is inspired by a Chilean song:

“Si vas para Chile”

Te ruego que pases por donde vive mi amada
Es una casita muy linda y chiquita
Que esta en las faldas de un cerro enclavada

La adornan las palmas y cruza un estero
Al frente hay un sauce que llora, que llora
Porque yo la quiero
Si vas para Chile te ruego viajero
Le digas a ella que de amor me muero

El pueblito se llama Las Condes
Y esta junto a los cerros y al cielo
Y si miras de lo alto hacia el valle lo veras que lo baña un estero
Campesinos y gentes del pueblo te saldrán al encuentro viajero
Y veras como quieren en chile al amigo cuando es forastero

Esta pintura esta inspirada por esta canción Chilena.

White Adobe Church Painting

Learn to paint an old country church.

Painting Class Taught by Clina Polloni.

This painting was inspired by my life in Rabones, a valley of dreams located in the mountains of the central region of Chile.

White Adobe Church in Chile

White Adobe Church in Chile

I lived for 10 years in our farm called “Las Puertas de Rabones”. I was close to God, to people, nature and to animals. Memories of golden sunny days, enjoying the company of beautiful people with spirits as clear as the crystal waters of “Rio Putagan” running through the fertile land. I learned about their culture, their traditions and the purity of their lives.
Visit “My Life in Rabones”

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.

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.

Painting Class acrylics oils-White Adobe Church

Painting Class acrylics oils-White Adobe Church

Canvas: 11″x 14″

Under-paint Color: Acrylic washed of Titanium White, Cerulean Blue and Yellow Ochre.

Oils or acrylics for painting:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Cadmium Yellow Light
  3. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  4. Yellow Ochre
  5. Raw Sienna
  6. Burnt Sienna
  7. Burnt Umber
  8. Cerulean Blue
  9. Ultramarine Blue
  10. Sap Green and dark green
  11. Dioxazine Purple
  12. 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.
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.
Pencil, ruler and rubber raiser.

White Adobe Church by Isabelle, Diane, Lisa Marie, Laurie-Painting Class

White Adobe Church by Isabelle, Diane, Lisa Marie, Laurie-Painting Class

Isabelle, Diane, Lisa Marie and Laurie finished the “White Adobe Church” painting. Excellent job with the clouds, mountain and the texture of the adobe .

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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.
Contact Clina for information >>

 

Ballerina Dress Painting

Self Portrait by Labannya Samanta.

This painting is a self portrait of Clina Polloni student Labannya Samanta. The challenge is to get a perfect definition of light and shadow, creating the many colors tones to accomplish the folding of the close.

 

Labannua’s self portrait got selected and exhibited at the Bryan Center of Duke University. The exhibition will end at the end of April. Congratulations! We are so proud of Labannya, she started her painting classes with Clina Polloni when she was 12 years old.

Learn To Paint A Ballerina Dress

 

Instructions and Progression:

  1. You start by drawing and painting a good under-paint. It was done in acrylics because they dry faster and it gives you the opportunity to paint immediately. Draw with your acrylics the light and shade.
  2. Continue with oils, light areas first, then medium tone and finally shading colors. Blend these colors very softly to create a fine transition

Ballerina Dress PaintingBrushes, multi-purpose, polyvalent, from the finest 0 to 6.
For Oil paintings, the best media is Refined Linseed Oil with Refined Turpentine. To clean the brushes Turpernoi. Glass container to mix media.
Easel (a simple table metal easel is fine).
Paper towel.
Plastic plate to mix colors or a Paper Palette.

For commissioned portraits visit:
https://clinapolloni.com/portraits/

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

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

Red Apple Painting Classes.

Red Apple With Leaves

by Clina Polloni.

Pure red colors, apples are my favorite fruit to paint. 

You can buy this painting at The Cotton Company or local business.

Or you can learn to draw and paint a red apple.

Red Apple Drawing

Red Apple Drawing

Drawing instructions:

  1. Divide your canvas in half with a vertical line. Red line in sample.
  2. Draw a vertical line to the right and to the left at equals distances from the center line. Draw another two lines for the bottom of the apple. Blue lines in sample.
  3. Draw an oval where you want the top of the apple. This oval must end at the vertical top lines. Pink oval in sample.
  4. Draw another oval for the bottom of the apple. This oval must end at the vertical inside lines. Pink oval in sample.
  5. Draw a line for the edge of the table.
  6. Following this basic structure, continue drawing your apple.

Painting Instructions:

  1. In this painting I did an under-paint of Yellow Ochre with a lot of water to be absolved by the canvas, using acrylics because they dry faster. The under paint is very important because you are continuing to draw with colors and defining light and shade in your final painting.
  2. Now you can paint the background, table and shading of apple in acrylics or oils.
  3. Enjoy painting the apple. Put special attention to the blending of colors.
Red Apple Painting Class

Red Apple Painting Class

Supply:

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, Hobby Lobby, but again the most affordable ones are at Jerry’s Arterama and their brand is LUKAS.

Canvas: 11″x14″

Colors:

  1. Cadmium Yellow Light
  2. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  3. Cadmium Red Medium or Cadmium Red Deep
  4. Alizarin Crimson
  5. Sap Green
  6. Dioxazine Purple
  7. Burnt Sienna
  8. Van Dyck Brown
  9. Ivory Black
Red Apple With Leaves

Red Apple With Leaves

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 #.
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.

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 27527
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.
https://clinapolloni.com/

How to Paint an Oil Pet Portrait of Bibo

Oil Pet Portrait of Bibo.

Pet Portrait of Brown Chow Chow

Pet Portrait of Brown Chow Chow

Bibo is a Brown Chow Chow.  I was commissioned by my friend Phylliss to paint Bibo. Laying under my feet, I would go “Bibo raise your head so I can see your beautiful eyes”. Her hair is brown but with beautiful copper colors.

Canvas: 11″x14″.

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 a washed of Yellow Ochre, but be sure to saturate the canvas. Also you can draw the eyes with black acrylic.
  2. Paint the background: In his portrait I painted the background in dark colors because I wanted to highlight her beautiful brown/copper hair to show well with contrast.
  3. Continue with Bibo’s face: Put special detail in the eyes, hair and nose. It will give you a better understanding of her features
  4. Paint Bibo’s body: Taking advantage of the texture and the many tones of her hair. The hair was painted with a #1 pro-white brush using it sideways, look at picture.

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. Burnt Sienna
  8. Van Dyck Brown
  9. Alizarin Crimson
  10. Greenish Umber
  11. Thalo Green
  12. Ivory Black

Brushes, multi-purpose, polyvalent, from the finest 0 to 6.
For Oil paintings, the best media is Refined Linseed Oil with Refined Turpentine. To clean the brushes Turpernoi. Glass container to mix media.
Easel (a simple table metal easel is fine).
Paper towel.
Plastic plate to mix colors or a Paper Palette.

For commissioned pet portraits visit: 
https://www.clinapolloni.com/pet_portraits.html

For Pet Portraits business site visit:
https://portraits-paintings-raleigh-nc.business.site/

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

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

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