Shade Tree Wood Canvas

Shade Tree Wood Canvas

Posted by DecoArt on Feb 13th 2015

This tree silhouette, made with DecoArt's new Maxx Gloss, adds shine and contrast to a simple wall accent.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • painter's tape
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • cosmetic sponge
    • 12" x 12" basswood canvas



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Make sure the basswood canvas surface is clean and dust free.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Basecoat the canvas with Zinc.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Place the Branching Out Stencil onto the canvas (tape it down if necessary using painter's tape) and, using a cosmetic sponge, start lightly dabbing Maxx Gloss Aqua Waters onto the stencil and canvas.
    6. Remove the stencil and tape immediately; wash stencil.