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Birch Tree Wall Art

By: Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis was destined to be an artist…at least that was what she was told from Kindergarten on. Born outside of Cleveland, Ohio, she was blessed to have been given an incredible art education all through her school years and from her creative and talented parents. Growing up in a world where every day brought some new creative adventure, it was no surprise that she went on to graduate from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a B.F.A. in graphic design. Her professional life included working in many fields from industrial advertising to American Greetings. Most gratifying was working as a designer for the largest craft company, Plaid Enterprises in Georgia where she now resides.She paints and creates felt soft sculptures inspired by said paintings and now sells them through her shop STELLALOLA on Etsy. She is inspired by many things around her…most importantly, a wonderful family, an insanely happy German Shepherd and one stoic Alaskan Malamut.
Create your own beautiful birch tree wall art following these easy steps!
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Greenscape, 2 oz.
Item #2500
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Coffee Latte, 2 oz.
Item #2559
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Folkart ® Paint Tools - Stencil Tape
Item #34002
Holds stencil securely in place; will not damage background paint or stencil's delicate features.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dark Gray, 2 oz.
Item #426
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Winter White, 2 oz.
Item #429
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Basecoating Set, 2 pc.
Item #50557
Assortment of brushes from small to large makes it easy to paint any art project!

$6.99

Other Supplies
Stretched canvas 16" x 20"
Foam plates
Water basin
Paper towels
Scissors
Long handle stencil brush

Instructions

  1. Place a book or hard surface under canvas for sturdier surface.
  2. Tape off bottom fourth of canvas and paint the rest Greenscape.
  3. Tape off tree shapes as shown. Cut tape where needed for tight places and to fill in gaps.
  4. Stencil trees with Winter White leaving some texture. Let dry.
  5. Dry brush Dark Gray randomly to trees. Let dry and remove tape.
  6. Tape off the unpainted area of canvas. Paint with Coffee Latte. Remove tape.
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