A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 312,063
Currently Running With Scissors:
612 Guests and 21 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Textured Tree Painting  (Read 2087 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: September 04, 2011 11:12:54 AM »

First I textured the branches onto the canvas using Spackle. I like the color changing so I know it is dry for the next step. I used a palette knife.

Soon, it dries white and you have texture.

I chose a pale yellow for a background. It was more neutral and would focus more on the texture. Again, I wanted little contrast.



When that was dry, I highlighted the texture with three different shades of brown. I used the dry brush technique then wiped excess off with dry/damp rag. I also aged the backgound with the brown as well.

My nephew claimed it for his new room. My daughter wants one next.

« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2011 11:25:04 AM »

I had started texturing canvases and thought that you could texture designs too. I am hoping I can workout the greenman. It needs to be thin though. Then I saw textured tree on etsy. Most use acrylic paint for texture instead of gesso, modeling putty, or spackle.

« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2011 01:28:15 PM »

Oooh, I like this technique!!   What about glue and paper, would that make a good texturizing medium? 


Catch a Falling Star & Put It In Your Pocket, Never Let It Fade Away.
Catch a Falling Star & Put It In Your Pocket, Save It For A Rainy Day.
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2011 04:57:46 PM »

Sure, maybe in layers or crumpling the paper.

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to make Stuffed Chicken
How to make Fried Potatoes
How to make Pork Ribs in a Dutch Oven
How to make Meatloaf
How to make Southern Fried Chicken
Latest Blog Articles
Craftster Quickies: How to Make Spooky Halloween Decorations
Craft Challenge #110 Announced - Halloween Costume Contest!
Tute Tuesday: Witch Hat Fascinator

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.