Step 3: Paint Branches and Leaves

paint applied to chalk sketch of leaves and branches
Photo: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn
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Practice loading a small, round artist's brush (No. 795) and applying the brown paint on the foam board before moving to the walls. It's fine to paint over the chalk; you can erase any errant marks later. Let the branches dry thoroughly.
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    Tools List

    • artist's brush
      Small, Round Artist's Brush
      (No. 795)
    • abrasive sponge
      A Sponge

    Shopping List

    1. Large Piece of Foam Board

    2. Painter's Tape

    3. Two Tones of Acrylic Craft Paint Brian used Barn Wood for the twigs and Metallic Pure Gold for the leaves, both from FolkArt

    4. Chalk