• Vijeta Gawdi

DIY Thumb Print Tree

Updated: Apr 22, 2020

Hey! That wall in your room looks like it could use a nice piece of handmade art!

Here's what you'll need:




Thumbs :)

Step 1

  • Using a dark colour like brown or black draw a tree without the leaves on a piece of paper.

  • Make sure to make the tree trunk and branches very dark and pigmented.

Step 2

  • Mix any colour paint such as red/blue/green with white in different quantities to create different shades of your original colour.

  • You can make 2-4 shades.

Step 3 & 4

  • Dip your thumb or index finger in the paint, starting with the darkest shade you've created. Be careful not to spill the paint!

  • Now using the same finger stamp the paint on to the branches of the tree drawing.

Step 5

  • Now continue doing this with the rest of the shades you created going from dark to light.

  • You don't have to be very neat with stamping the paint on!

  • Once you're done, wash your hands and let the paint dry before touching your artwork!

  • You can use this technique to make many different types of trees in different colours and sizes.

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