How to Make a Water Color Tree

This was a very fun guide to do and it also is a quite calming project. Enjoy

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How to Make a Water Color Tree
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Take your paint pad and your two shades of brown ( burnt sienna, burnt umber) and take your selected paint brush I used my smallest paint brush ( R6 )

Take your paint pad and your two shades of brown ( burnt sienna, burnt umber) and take your selected paint brush I used my smallest paint brush ( R6 )

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Take out a small amount of your browns and put them on a piece of magazine paper and dip your brush in a jar of water

Take out a small amount of your browns and put them on a piece of magazine paper and dip your brush in a jar of water

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3
Take your paint brush and dip it into the burnt sienna and draw a line until you get half way up your page, your line does not have to be straight, make it a bit bendy in the lines

Take your paint brush and dip it into the burnt sienna and draw a line until you get half way up your page, your line does not have to be straight, make it a bit bendy in the lines

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Now using the same brush strokes draw your main branch and add little branches stemming of the main branch

Now using the same brush strokes draw your main branch and add little branches stemming of the main branch

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Now keep on repeating step 4 until you get a consistent amount of branches that you want to have, and don't worry it doesn't have to look the same as mine

Now keep on repeating step 4 until you get a consistent amount of branches that you want to have, and don't worry it doesn't have to look the same as mine

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Add tree dents by using your new paint color ( burnt umber ) do these same markings on the tree. Wait for it to dry, it takes about 2-4  minutes

Add tree dents by using your new paint color ( burnt umber ) do these same markings on the tree. Wait for it to dry, it takes about 2-4 minutes

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Use three different Sade's of green. I used peppermint green, viridian hue and sap green. We will use the to paint the leaves

Use three different Sade's of green. I used peppermint green, viridian hue and sap green. We will use the to paint the leaves

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Now start with your peppermint green and paint oval like shapes on the stem, don't make it to big. Carry on painting leaves until you have painted on all the stems, remember don't fill all the gaps

Now start with your peppermint green and paint oval like shapes on the stem, don't make it to big. Carry on painting leaves until you have painted on all the stems, remember don't fill all the gaps

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This is the tree with the peppermint green leaves

This is the tree with the peppermint green leaves

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Now finish of the leaves with sap green and viridian hue. You can add more leaves if you feel it is to empty

Now finish of the leaves with sap green and viridian hue. You can add more leaves if you feel it is to empty

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This is the final product. Mine looks a bit plain but you can add your own twist to it, maybe by doing a background or adding shrubs or grass reeds. Hope you liked my guide ;)

This is the final product. Mine looks a bit plain but you can add your own twist to it, maybe by doing a background or adding shrubs or grass reeds. Hope you liked my guide ;)

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