Jerry's Railroad Can - JP3280

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This piece, an old B&M Railroad Water can was painted for my husband as a special gift.  It was begun in a class that I took from Bobbie T, a fun time, and progressed through the next year as time permitted.  The design is symbolic of the time that Jerry worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad.  The frog is a switchman but he is wearing an engineer's cap.  He carries his special railroad watch and switch lantern.


Painting Medium of Choice
Retarder Medium
Kleister (optional)

Jo Sonja Matte Flow Acrylics

Pyrrole Orange
Napthol Red Light
Red Earth
Purple Madder
Turners Yellow
Yellow Orange
Yellow Oxide
Raw Sienna
Gold Oxide
Moss Green
Brilliant Green
Teal Green
Prussian Blue Hue
Brilliant Violet
Diox Purple
Brown Earth
Raw Umber
Carbon Black
Provincial Beige
Unbleached Titanium
Titanium White
Basic flesh mix - Unbleached Titanium + Gold Oxide
Highlight flesh - Titanium White + Orange + touch of Yellow Oxide
Shadow blue - Prussian Blue Hue + Raw Umber
Note: This is a large palette, just put out a small amount of color for the major hues.

#3 round, #2, 4, 6 filbert - basic painting
#2 short liner - fine details
1/2" old flat or filbert - sky, clouds, beginning landscape details
3/4" brush - applying retarder
3/4" - 1" mop - blending out Retarder
An assortment of your favorite blenders - blending on the various sized objects