Watercolor Process Art Green Tree

Abhor day is always in the spring. It is a great time to learn about trees. There are so many trees in the world and they are all different shapes and sizes.

The last few months we have been having a blast just doing fun watercolor paintings. They are always fun to make and it is great to see how different we each make them.

Today we have a watercolor green tree that is loads of fun and easy to do.

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do a  watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

I love that a green tree can be Earth Day or Arbor Day. You can do so much with it and trees are fun to learn about.

What you need for this activity

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do a  watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

How we did this watercolor painting

First, we always start off by drawing our trees in pencil. This gives us an idea of how we want to make our tree. Plus you can always erase the pencil.

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do a  watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

Then we outlined our tree in oil pastels. You want to make sure you outline the whole tree. This includes the area on the trunk at the bottom of the page.

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do a  watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

You fill the area of the tree with water. You want to have it make a little bit of a bubble. We always keep one bowl of just water and the clean brush to put the water on the paper.

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do a  watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

Then you put watercolor on your brush and dip it into the water. it is fun to watch the color spread around the paper.

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do a  watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

If the paper starts to curl you can use items to keep it flat.

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do a  watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

After we had the tree painted, we did normal painting for the sky and tree. It was fun to make the two types of painting activities.

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do a  watercolors and oil pastels painting of a tree tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

Here is a look at watercolor trees

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do a  watercolors and oil pastels painting of a tree tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com


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Cassie – 3Dinosaurs.com

Watercolor Process Art Green Tree - a fun way to do a  watercolors and oil pastels painting of a green tree for Earth Day or Arbor Day - 3Dinosaurs.com

About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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