This is a simple painting for a beginner artist. You will learn the basics of color mixing, blending and texture.
- Outline: Draw sunflower and leaves, outline sunflower with Cadmium Red Light and Cadmium Orange. For light version outline leaves with Greenish Umber, for dark background, outline leaves with Cadmium Yellow Light.
- Painting: Do it by blending all the beautiful colors. Center, create texture with Burnt Sienna and Burnt Umber.
- Background: For light version create texture with Cadmium Yellow Light and Sap Green. Dark version, create texture with Burnt Sienna and Burnt Umber.
- Sign your painting and enjoy it.
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.
- Titanium White
- Cadmium Yellow Light
- Cadmium Yellow Medium
- Cadmium Red Light
- Cadmium Orange
- Alizarin Crimson
- Sap Green
- Greenish Umber
- Burnt Sienna
- Burnt Umber
- 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.
- 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.
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.