Fall Tray with Leaves

Fall Tray with Leaves

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 31st 2014

Paint fallen leaves with Americana Acrylics, to give an elegant, seasonal look to a wooden tray.


    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • pencil
    • liner brush
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #12 flat brush
    • pencil eraser
    • wooden tray
    • sanding disc


    1. Seal and sand tray. Wipe away sanding dust.
    2. Use 3/4 flat brush to base coat tray Moon Yellow.
    3. Paint the top rim of the tray Hauser Medium Green.
    4. Trace and transfer the leaf patterns onto the tray.
    5. Using #12 flat, paint leaves as follows: True Red, shade with Deep Burgundy; Saffron Yellow, shade and paint stems/veins with Tangelo Orange; Tangelo Orange, shade and paint stems/veins with True Red; mix Hauser Medium Green and Saffron Yellow to create avocado color; paint leaves this color and shade and paint stems/veins with Hauser Medium Green.
    6. Seal the tray with Americana Matte Spray Sealer.


    Leaves Pattern