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Splattering Watercolor To Paint A Cherry Blossom Sakura Tree

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Having trouble painting the complexity of a whole tree? We found this watercolor technique by Leonardo Pereznieto for splatter-painting a beautiful cherry blossom tree. It’s fun and beautiful. What more can you ask for? Thanks Leonardo for sharing your techniques with the world!

Materials used for this watercolor technique:

  • Arches Watercolor Paper (hot press, 140lb, 10″ x 14″, 100% cotton)
  • Masking tape (width 1″)
  • Wooden board for support (at least 10″ x 14″)
  • A palette for watercolor paint
  • A container of water
  • Tissue
  • A wooden rod that you don’t mind getting paint on, or any similar stick of the same thickness as a microphone
  • Pre-cut paper masks (optional)

Paints

  • Schmincke Horadam Aquarell Watercolor: Translucent Orange
  • Cadmium Red Light
  • Deep Red
  • Quinacridone Violet
  • Titanium Opaque White
  • Sepia Brown

Brushes

  • Rosemary and Co.: Pure squirrel hair pointed round brush (size 00)
  • Pure squirrel hair pointed round brush (size 2)
  • Pure squirrel hair pointed round brush (size 10)