Paint the background blue and white to resemble the sky.
A fan brush works well to create the individual leaves of the palm fronds.
Crumple aluminum foil as shown and shape it to resemble a cluster of coconuts.
Be sure to keep the bottom of the coconut cluster flat.
Cut off excess clay with slicer blade.
Smooth clay over the bumps in the aluminum foil until they look like coconuts.
(Be sure that the bottom of the coconut cluster is flat so that it can be easily glued later to the canvas.)
Use the side of the clay tool to make score marks on the coconuts.
Make 4 clusters of coconuts.
Roll out a package of brown clay to a 1/4" thickness.
With the slicer blade, cut out 4 long triangles.
Hold the triangles next to the trunk and cut them to size.
Roll out a long thin snake of brown clay.
Cut off 2" pieces and taper at both ends as shown.
Using the slicer blade, cut a small portion of the clay piece off vertically to form a flat surface.
(The flat surface is needed so that these pieces will adhere easily to the canvas after they are baked.)
Roll out a piece of green clay until it is about 1/4" in thickness.
Using a slicer blade, cut clay to resemble a palm frond leaf, tapering it on either end as shown.
With a clay tool, score a line down the middle of the leaf.
Put the clay pieces in a glass baking dish.
Bake according to the instructions on the clay package.
Put glue on the bottom of each piece and place it directly onto the canvas.
Allow a few minutes for the clay pieces to dry in place.