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Spring Landscape

By: Andy Jones

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo

At a Glance:

Project #17192 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Plaques - Floating Plaque, 11-1/2" x 9" - 63510

Number Needed: 1 $10.99 $6.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz. - 480

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Sunny Yellow, 2 oz. - 509

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lime Green, 2 oz. - 2553

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Thicket, 2 oz. - 924

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Burgundy, 2 oz. - 957

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Bright Pink, 2 oz. - 2546

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Asphaltum, 2 oz. - 476

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Burnt Umber 2 oz. - 462

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Mediums - Blending Gel, 8 oz. - 7245

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
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Let's Paint with FolkArt ® Select Firm Bristle Brush Set, 7 pc. - 99446

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Other Supplies

instructions

You will be painting on raw wood.
Begin by painting the sky area with a thin coat of FolkArt Blending Gel.  While the Blending gel is wet, begin painting the sky with Calypso sky at the top of the plaque and brushing with horizontal strokes about halfway  down the sky area.  Wipe the brush and pick up some Titanium White and brush this light blue down to the ground area.  Blend to soften the sky.  Pick up Titanium White on the back of a palette knife and using the knife flat and parallel to the surface, add some soft, fluffy clouds to the sky.  Let dry.
Begin painting the ground with a mixture of Titanium White and Lime Green at the top of the ground area.  Add more Lime Green as you move down the ground area and blend the two colors together.  Under the tree, add some patches of Thicket.  The thicket can be added with the palette knife using the same technique as the clouds.  Pink flowers were added with True Burgundy and Titanium White.  Add additional flowers with Bright Pink.
Paint the trunk of the tree with Asphaltum and shade with Burnt Umber.  Highlight the trunk with a dirty brush and Titanium White.
The leaves of the tree are painted with the palette knife.  Start with Thicket and then add layers with Lime Green and Lime Green and Sunny Yellow and the Lime Green and Titanium White.

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Related FAQs

Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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