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Crape Myrtles, oil painting by Clina Polloni.

Crape MyrtlesThey are the last flowers of sprint. A pallet of colors, from white to pink to lilac and purples. They feel up our yards with big delightful blooms all through summer to autumn. 

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. You can also buy the supply on line.

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.

Canvas: 12″x16″

Colors:

  1. Titanium White
  2. Cadmium Yellow Light
  3. Magenta
  4. Dioxazine Purple
  5. Alizarin Crimson
  6. Sap Green
  7. Greenish Umber
  8. Burnt Sienna
  9. Burnt Umber
  10. Ivory Black

Brushes, multi-purpose, polyvalent. There is a 10pc “Artist’s Loft” at Michael’s, they provides most of the brushes for the beginning or the Pro Stroke-Power Creative Mark of Jerry’s Arterama.
Black fine point Sharpie.
For Oil paintings, the best media is Refined Linseed Oil with Refined Turpentine. To clean the brushes Turpernoi. Glass container to mix media, I have some containers in the studio.
Easel (a simple table metal easel is fine).
Paper towel.
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:
http://www.clinapolloni.com/painting_classes.html
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.

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