How to Paint Woodgrain Texture!Woodgrain is such a popular trend in 2018. We are seeing wooden plank signs on backyard fences, in yards and on front doors across Houston. These signs are beautiful and allow us to express the love of your favorite team or display our family name. If you would like to create this beautiful style on canvas, a much lighter and elegant display, let us show you how with these quick and easy steps!
WHAT YOU NEED:
-Large flat brush
-Small round brush
-White, yellow, brown and black acrylic paint
-Cup of water
-Canvas of your choice
For your background color - make a small pile of each color of your palette. Take two scoops of the white paint with your big brush and move it to a separate pile. Add a dab of yellow and a dab of brown to your white and mix it together. Start at the top of your canvas and make long horizontal strokes back and forth with this mixture until the whole canvas is painted.
Add horizontal swipes of each color into your background. Do not clean your brush between colors so they will blend and flow together. You can turn your large brush to use the thin side of the brush to make these fine lines of color. To soften any color that may seem too strong, rinse the brush and just use water to soften any harsh lines.
To make wooden planks – Use your large brush turned sideways and draw a long horizontal line across the canvas with brown paint to create the line separating each piece of wood.
The woodgrain lines- Using your small round brush and brown paint start creating oblong shapes within each plank. Swirl in lines above and below the oblong shape trailing off the sides of the canvas. Repeat this pattern in each plank staggering where you place your oblong shapes. Use your small round brush and go over your lines between each plank to darken the space.
Come join us and practice your new skill on Mimosa Sunday, 8/19 from 2-4pm with “Antler Monogram”.
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