Watercolor Techniques - Credit Card Trees
Technique for rough texture for tree bark
using a plastic card (credit card)
Techniques to Scratch
trees into wet paint using
a stylus or toothpick
and Scrape white tree trunks
with a credit card
Painting winter trees in watercolor using tried and true traditional watercolor techniques can be
fun but challenging.  Sometimes experimenting with new tools and less conventional methods
can end up with pleasing results.

These are fun ways to create trees without using a brush! Try it!