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Modern Watercolor Christmas Tree: Holiday Card Series 2023 Day 5

Hello and welcome to my blog; today is day 5 of the Holiday Card Series for 2023 and I am going to share with you a hand painted watercolor modern Christmas Tree Card. And I will share with you how to make it super simple to paint your own.

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Video Tutorial:

In this video tutorial you will see the step by step instructions on how to paint your own mordern christmas tree cards in watercolors.

If you have problems watching the video here on my blog you can always watch it on my YouTube Channel by Clicking here!

Painting the Trees:

I know what you are thinking but Rick I cannot paint. Yes, you can! With the modern Christmas tree it's super easy. All you have to do is draw a triangle. You could even trace one onto your watercolor paper.

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Once you have the trees lightly traced or drawn on to your watercolor paper it's just a matter of adding a little clean water to the watercolor paper and dropping in your watercolor paints.

Modern Watercolor Christmas Tree Card by Rick Adkins

The big trick here is letting each layer dry before adding more color over it. But you do want to let each layer you put down mix with the wet layers of the pigment you put down to get the different tons. And watch the amount of water you apply.

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Once everything is complete its just a matter of letting your watercolor creation dry before you flick on some watered down white acrylic paint for snow. Then letting that dry before adding your die cut sentiments and embellishments.

Modern Watercolor Christmas Tree Card by Rick Adkins

See I told you it was super easy! I know you can do it. I hope that you give this a try! Besides remember it's handmade not hallmark. And it's just a piece of paper you can always turn it over and paint the other side or get a new sheet if you mess up.


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Materials Used:

Here you will find the list of supplies that I used to create today's card. All supplies are linked to supply sources below. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you.

Happy Stampin'

Rick Adkins














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