Shade and texture for a palm tree trunk

by mike sproull
(brighton,mi.USA)

I painted my tree trunk with a brown line,then with a pallet knife,painted the sunny-side with a thin white stripe followed by a thin black stripe on the shaded side.


I took my pallet knife and scraped the thin,pointed edge horizontally across the tree trunks to scrape and drag paint with a remarkable look

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Jan 03, 2014
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beautiful!
by: Anonymous

Great technique, adds depth, texture and professionalism.

Feb 19, 2009
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palm tree
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very interesting, a very unique and original idea for a two year old.

Aug 14, 2008
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Works great!
by: Anonymous

I've tried it, works great!

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