Colorful Birch Tree Sunset Frame

Colorful Birch Tree Sunset Frame

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 9th 2014

Frame a favorite photo in birch trees on a colorful, ombre background of Americana Acrylics


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • pencil
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #2 liner brush
    • #12 flat brush
    • tracing & transfer paper
    • 8-1/2" x 11" wooden frame with 4" x 5" opening



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a 3/4" flat brush to create an ombre effect of colors transitioning into other colors. Start with long, horizontal stripes of Indian Turquoise, Mulberry, Poodleskirt Pink, Sand, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Orange, and Tuscan Red. Let dry completely.
    2. Use a pencil to trace and transfer birch trees over top.
    3. Use the #12 flat brush to paint trees Warm White.
    4. Use the #2 liner brush and Charcoal Grey for tree details and to loosely outline.


    Birch Tree Frame Pattern