How to Paint A Palm Tree At The Beach.
This painting was created for the painting classes, is a simple painting for a person that is starting to paint and wants to learn to paint a palm tree in the beach, colors, composition, and ocean.
- Start by drawing the palm tree, and seascape.
- Continue by doing an acrylic under-paint, using a watered down paint to apply translucent washes on your surface.
- Paint the sky, ocean, mountains and beach.
- Finally paint the palm tree on the top.
- Sign your painting.
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.
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
- Yellow Ochre
- Portrait Pink or Pale Pink
- Sap Green
- Cerulean Blue
- Ultramarine Blue
- Van Dick Brown
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.
1 White Bristle #3.
Black fine point Sharpie.
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).
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.
Looking forward to paint together,
Clina’s paintings are exhibited and for sale at Southern Suds, The Renaissance Centre for The Arts in Wake Forest and The Franklin County Art Council, NC.