DIY Cherry Blossom Canvas

Level: Easy

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

What you need:

  • 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

What you do:

  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.


Products used in this project

Jasart Thick Edge Canvas

FROM $8.25


Reeves Acrylic Paint

FROM $5.20


Jasart Plastic Palette

FROM $4.75


Jasart Brush Bundle & Brush Holder Kit

NOW $29.55


Conte A Paris Pastel Pencils

FROM $6.95