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Paint Spring Tree Watercolor With Crumbled Paper

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Have you dreamed about creating art works to hang on your wall but doubted your skills? Today we are going to make a beautiful watercolor tree painting - it is SO easy, with the help of crumbled paper. NO art experience needed!
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
I also made a quick video tutorial you can watch! Click here for the 2 minute video tutorial!
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
Ready for the best kept secret on using crumbled wax paper?
( actually any glossy, not-so-absorbent paper such as magazine covers!)
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
Mark the main trunks of the two trees with light brown color. We can always darken them later.
Load the brush with lots of water and wash the canopy area of the first tree you are going to paint.
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
Use lots of water and watercolor paint to make little puddles on a plastic plate. Dip the crumbled paper into the puddles of colors and dab it gently onto the wet paper.
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
Keep dipping and layering...
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
Do the same with the pink flowering tree.
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
Add smaller branches!
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
Visit the link near the beginning for a video tutorial, supplies list and more helpful tips!
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
A couple more fun painting projects: how to paint on black paper and create a magical landscape of cherry blossoms in moonlight! Click here for the super easy tutorial!
  • paint spring tree watercolor with crumbled paper, crafts, how to
How to use a tooth brush to paint fall trees! Tutorial at the link below!

Materials I used for this project:

  • Wax paper
  • Paint

To see more: http://www.apieceofrainbow.com/water-color-fall-tree-painting/

Got a question about this project?

  • Francesca
    Francesca San Jose, CA

    Love it! Thanks

  • Teddeegrace
    Teddeegrace Boulder, CO

    Your crumpled, not crumbled, technique is intriguing. Thanks for sharing!

  • Magda Tantawi

    Thank you for sharing, I love painting, but not so talented. But you make it sound so easy.Will give it a try. Thanks a lot :)

  • Rajee
    Rajee East Elmhurst, NY

    Very Creative and beautiful to look at, like it a lot. Will try it

  • Dee B
    Dee B Newport News, VA

    Pretty nice! I have done this with diffent cellulose sponges. This is one to try. Thanks for the good tips.

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