How To Paint Quilt Blocks On Canvas
These quilt blocks were designed for the painting classes, simple blocks for a person that is starting to paint and wants to learn to paint a quilt block, geometrical forms, colors composition, and organization of symmetrical forms.
- Divide your canvas in squares of 4. 5 or 6, depending on the design that you want to paint.
2. Start by drawing geometrical symmetrical forms.
- Select a geometrical form and paint 4 of a kind with the same color. Them another 4 consecutive form and paint them, and so on. Always related shapes.
This quilt blocks 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.
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, https://www.jerrysartarama.com/
Canvas: 8″x8″, or any square canvas.
- Titanium White
- Cadmium Yellow Medium
- Cadmium Orange Deep
- Permanent Red
- Permanent Green
- Phthalo Green Blue
- Cerulean Blue
- Ultramarine Blue
- 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.
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, FranklintonNC27527
Take a drive to the beautiful country of North Carolina. Only half an hour from downtown Raleigh.