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Purple Tulip Painting.

By Clina Polloni.

The Purple Tulip Painting is amazing, with those deep purple colors! Let’s paint it together!

Spring is here and with the Coronavirus we have to stay home. What a better time to paint! Just follow the instructions:

Purple Tulip Painting

Purple Tulip Painting


  1. Start by drawing the flowers and tulip.
  2. Paint the background with Alizarin Crimson next to the flower and finishing with a combination of Dioxazine Purple and Alizarin Crimson at the border.
    Outline yellow flowers with Alizarin Crimson, paint inside with Cadmium Yellow Medium.
  3. Outline leave with Greenish Umber or a Deep Green. Paint inside with Phthalo Green and highlight with Cadmium Yellow Light.
  4. Outline tulip with Dioxazine Purple. Paint inside with Dioxazine Purple highlighting and blending with Titanium White.
  5. Sign your painting and enjoy it.

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: 8″x 8″


  1. Titanium White
  2. Cadmium Yellow Light
  3. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  4. Dioxazine Purple
  5. Alizarin Crimson
  6. Phthalo Green
  7. Greenish Umber or a Deep Green

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.

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.

The “Pink Magnolia Tree” painting is for SALE at The Cotton Company. Come to visit us.
306 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

This painting belongs to the collection of “Flowers of Love”, Inspired by my poem “An Instant of Time”, about love and flowers

Call Clina: 919-841-3132

The Purple Tulip Painting and instructions are © Clina Polloni

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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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