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Tree in a Field of Lavender Painting.

Tree in a Field of Lavender.

Painting Class Taught by Artist Clina Polloni.

Tree in a Field of Lavender Painting

Tree in a Field of Lavender Painting

This painting was inspired by the mountains and landscape of North Carolina. A simple painting created for the painting classes.


  1. Draw tree and mountains.
  2. The best and easier way of painting this landscape is by doing an under-paint with acrylics using: Titanium White, Cerulean Blue and Ivory Black. Paint the entire canvas with a mixture of Titanium White and Cerulean Blue. Outline tree with black.
  3. Now you can start the painting. It can be done with oils or acrylics. First is the mountains, second the grass, walkway and flowers. Finally, the leaves of the tree with shades of greens for light and shading.

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

Acrylics: You can buy them at Michael’s or ACMoore. 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.

Tree in a Field of Lavender-Starting to Paint

Tree in a Field of Lavender-Starting to Paint

Canvas: 9”x 12”


  1. Titanium White
  2. Cadmium Yellow Light
  3. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  4. Cerulean Blue
  5. Ultramarine Blue
  6. Sap Green
  7. Yellow Ochre
  8. Raw Sienna
  9. Dioxazine Purple
  10. Van Dyck Brown
  11. 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.
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:

Call Clina: 919-841-3132

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.

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