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2013-12-08 Hand painted Christmas Tree

2013/12/08

Today I watched a video on quickly hand painting a Christmas tree card using water colors.

Video curtsey of ArtTutor.com

It was really quick to make those cards so I gave it a try. My first problem was that I found out I’m out of Water color paper. I substituted Acrylic paper and I don’t think I obtained the same results. But not willing to give up, here is my start…

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I didn’t get the veining look that I was interested in due to supplies used so I sprinkled table salt over the wet tree. A lot of it stuck to the paper even after dried, which gave a nice texture.

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I had spatters all over the painted tree background and still not willing to give up I opted for die cutting and decorated from there.

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The bow is a double layer and duo color in cream and gold. Topped with a punched snowflake and crystal gem. I finished off embellishing with some home made stick pins made to look like snow balls.

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I stacked 3-4 of the die cut snowflakes and topped with a crystal gem. I also added some flourishes.

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And one last look at the finished product; a gussied up hand painted card

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