Children playing, wishing farewell to the sailors. Their fathers, brothers, or friends are going to the blue and teal waters of the sea. A happy goodbye and a hope that they will come back safe.
- Cover the canvas with a light coat of a mix of raw sienna and white, using acrylic.
- Draw with pencil. Using a brown and black fine point Sharpie, go over your pencil drawing.
- Start painting your backgrounds, sky, waters and landscape.
- Paint the children. Faces, hair and close.
- Sign your work of art.
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.
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 Medium
- Cadmium Red Light
- Cadmium Orange
- Flesh, Portrait Pink or Pale Pink
- Alizarin Crimson
- Deep Magenta
- Yellow Ochre
- Raw Sienna
- Burnt Umber
- Phthalo Turquoise (teal)
- Ultramarine Blue
- Prussian Blue
- Sap Green
- Greenish Umber
- 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.
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.
Brown and black fine point Sharpie.
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.