Introduction: How to Paint a Half and Half Tree Landscape
This is a beautiful painting that you can hang anywhere around your house. I can show you a step by step on how to make this so YOU can hang this proudly in your house too.
12 by 24 canvas
set of brushes
acrylic paint, all the colors of the rainbow
black and white paint
paint palette or paper plate, something to put paint in.
(OPTIONAL) blow dryer, to dry paint faster.
Step 1: Divide the Canvas
Divide the canvas in half vertically , then place tape on the right side of the line.
Step 2: Add Red Paint
add red paint to the top left part of the canvas. Make sure for steps 2-5 the paint is still wet.
Step 3: Add Yellow Paint
add yellow paint to the bottom left part of the canvas
Step 4: Add Orange Paint
add orange paint inbetween
Step 5: Blend
blend all three colors into one another and it should look like this
Step 6: Sketch
sketch a line about two inches above the bottom of the canvas. Also sketch the outline of half a tree. Make sure the paint was dry.
Step 7: Start to Color the Tree.
When you finish outlining the tree, paint it black, along with the part of the canvas below the line
Step 8: Details
use a small black brush to draw a little girl on a swing. color the swing and the girl black.
Step 9: More Details
draw a little boy with flowers facing the girl on the swing. color that black too.
Step 10: Starting the Other Half
make sure that what you have done is COMPLETELY dry. take the tape off the right side of the line, and put a new piece on the other side of the line.
Step 11: Add Blue and Pink Paint
the same way you added the red and yellow paint on the right side, add blue and pink paint. blue on the top, and pink on the bottom. Make sure the paint is wet for the next step.
Step 12: Add Purple
add purple paint in-between, and blend it together
Step 13: Joining the Sides
Wait for the paint to dry. Take the tape off the left side of the line, and sketch a line and the other half of the tree continuing from the left side. the tree doesn't need as much detail on the right side. paint the tree and below the line black.
Step 14: Flowers
take two colors of your choice plus white ( I used two shades of pink and white ) put them together like this
Step 15: Continuing Flowers
dip in a brush that you dint really care about, or one with a ruined tip, and push the point down on the picture. it should look like this.
Step 16: Sketching Again
sketch the swing again on this side. paint it black.
Step 17: Sketching More
sketch a man on his knee proposing to a woman standing.
Step 18: Paint Both Black
Paint the man and woman black.
Step 19: Finishing Touches on the Dark Side
add a moon and stars
Step 20: Finishing Touches on the Lighter Side
add leaves floating.