DIY Cherry Blossom Canvas

1 March 2018

Time needed: Approx. 2 hours (excluding drying time)

  • Jasart Décor Craft Canvases (12” x 30”)
  • Reeves Acrylic Paints (75ml) – Lemon Yellow, Cerulean Blue, Titanium White
  • Artograph Tracer Junior
  • Jasart Round Palette
  • Jasart Brush Bundle
  • Soft Pastel Pencil - light colour

How to do it

  1. Find a photo of cherry blossoms in a magazine or on the internet and use a Artograph Tracer to project that photo onto the canvas. Use a light coloured soft pastel and outline the projection of the photo onto your canvas.
  2. Repeat step 1 for the second canvas.
  3. Mix a turquoise paint colour by combining equal quantities of Lemon Yellow, Cerulean
  4. Blue and Titanium White paints. Paint the background using this colour. Wait until dry.
  5. Paint the cherry blossoms Titanium White.
  6. Leave to dry fully before hanging.