The preparation of the background

Tree paint is better to paint in stages. To prepare the background for pictures in several ways. It can be covered with a layer of gouache blue, pinkish, bluish. It all depends on what time of year you are going to portray. Remember that when working with gouache desired hue obtained by mixing colors, for example blue color you will receive, dilute the blue paint with whitewash. If you want to background with subtle transitions from one color to another, make the shading with watercolor.
When painting with watercolors desired saturation is obtained by adding more or less water.

Sheet, dampen a sponge, apply the stain the right color, then dilute the paint with a wide brush or sponge. You can divide the paper in half with the horizon line. On the bottom put a layer of green or brown gouache. The tree can grow on the shore of some pond, river or lake. Draw its contours and fill with a grayish or bluish paint.

Draw the trunk

To paint a tree with gouache, a preliminary sketch is not required. Take a soft brush (squirrel or kolinsky) black or brown paint. Swipe down from the top line. Start it with the tip of the brush, then gradually increase the pressure. The trunk has reached the desired shape without undue effort on your part. From the point at which you started to draw, spend a few lines up. A common trunk first into several parts, which, in turn, branch into even smaller.
Almost perfectly straight trunk of Norway spruce and some other conifers. The rest of the trunk can be curved, and forked from the root.


From each major branch, draw curved lines smaller. To draw better end of the brush, with the same pressure. Allow project to dry. If you want to draw the leaves, dip a thin brush into the paint of the desired color (green, yellow, orange or red).

The leaves you can draw way of primaquine. Apply the strokes in different directions. Some leaves have even closed branches. If you draw a spring tree, leaves, he will be small. It is convenient to draw dots with the brush tip. The grass roots also draw the end of the brush, but also vertical or oblique strokes.

Another way of drawing a winter tree gouache

Spectacular painting can be a way of removing excess paint. For this job you will need:
- a sheet of thick black paper;
- gouache;
- thick needle;
- a knife with a sharp thin blade.

Make the background. A sheet of black paper with ink – for example, white below the horizon and blue above. Allow project to dry. A needle or a hard pencil, apply the outline of a tree – the trunk, the large and small branches. Thin branches procardia needle to the black layer, and where the thick trunk, the paint is cut with a sharp knife with a narrow blade.