Painted Leaf

You’ll be super inspired once you try this cool technique—painting over metallic leaf! Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson share fabulous background techniques in their book Surface Treatment Workshop, and this technique is one of the most stunning. Such simple ingredients—surely every crafter and artist has a bit of metallic leafing and a whole lot of acrylic paint on hand—yield surfaces the likes of which we’ve never seen before! Click here to download the pdf of this tutorial of Painted Leaf.

This Painted Leaf technique comes from the book Surface Treatment Workshop by Darlene Olivia McElroy and Sandra Duran Wilson. Click here to learn more about or to purchase Surface Treatment Workshop.

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