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Christmas Children Sleigh Ride, Painting Class 2018

Children Sleigh Ride

Children Sleigh Ride

When: Saturday, December 15 & 22, 2018
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Location: Clina Polloni Art Studio
13 Garner Road. Franklinton NC 27525

Christmas is here and is a wonderful time to celebrate with a new painting. I was inspired by my husband Thom’s three children playing in the snow when they were small. Joyful days of growing up in there beautiful farm in Franklinton, North Carolina.

Children Sleigh Ride-Under Paint

Children Sleigh Ride-Under Paint

This painting was created for the painting classes following three steps that you can view in the photos:

  1. Draw and paint the under paint
  2. Paint the background
  3. Paint the children

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

Children Sleigh Ride-Background

Children Sleigh Ride-Background

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″


  1. Titanium White
  2. Ivory Black
  3. Cadmium Yellow Medium
  4. Yellow Ochre
  5. Raw Sienna
  6. Van Dyke Brown
  7. Flesh, Portrait Pink or Pale Pink
  8. Cadmium Red Medium
  9. Cadmium Red Light
  10. Alizarin Crimson
  11. Deep Magenta
  12. Dioxazine Purple
  13. Ultramarine Blue
  14. Prussian Blue

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.
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: 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.

Visit “Clina Polloni Little Art Gallery”, located inside “Southern Suds & Gifts”.
213 S White St, Wake Forest, NC 27587