1 Dip your #8 round brush into some burnt umber or another shade of brown, and make a tapered stem by lightening your pressure on the brush as you move toward the tip of the stem.


2 While the brown paint is wet, tap some violet paint into the tip of your brush and add smaller branches to the main stem. Tap a little violet paint into the main stem too, letting the two colors flow into each other.

3 While the small branches you just created ...

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