Painted Dandelion Wall Graphic Tutorial #WallCandy

I know some of you may be intimidated by painting something graphic on your walls. But, I'm hoping if I break it down for you it won't look so hard.
Start by sketching out your design using chalk or pencil. I personally prefer chalk, but if your walls are too light you can use pencil.
From here on I'll show you the design using black paint on white paper (because it will be easier for you to see.)
You will need a few different paint brushes. These are the ones I used:
Start by using the flat brush and paint the two stems first.
Next use your round brush or liner to make the lines on the dandelion head. Lightly set the brush on the wall and drag it away from the center in a straight line. Think of it like drawing a very large asterisk on steroids.
Next you will paint the seed for each fly away fairy (did you call them fairies as a kid?) Gently press the round brush down to make each seed. Do not drag it.
Make an asterisk on the end of each seed stem. Add extra arms until you like how it resembles a dandelion fairy! Keep in mind that these don't have to be perfect. They will be viewed from across the room. So, don't stress out.
Brittany aka Pretty Handy Girl
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  • LAS33346779 LAS33346779 on May 14, 2018

    Okay on the wall it looks white but you used black paint ?

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  • LAS33346779 LAS33346779 on May 14, 2018

    I love this look but before I put it on a wall I'm going to try to paint it on canvas and just learning this also

    • Lowcntrygal Lowcntrygal on Mar 10, 2019

      Good idea and I love the look. I however, am not overly adept at painting. So I think your idea of doing it on canvas first to perhaps perfect your technique is smart.

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