To paint realistic rocks or mountains, use
a paint knife or palette knife to lightly smear on layers of
paint. When employing this painting technique, you
should blend the colors only slightly—overworking
the area will ruin the texture.Use this painting technique to paint
realistic rocks and mountains.
To effectively paint
rough textures such as bark, use the
side of a paint or palette knife and
quick, vertical strokes to scratch off
paint. Use this painting technique to
paint realistic tree bark.
Use a bristle brush or
painting knife for this painting
technique. Make angular strokes
following the direction of a rock or
mountain’s jagged, jutting planes. Use this painting technique to paint
realistic rocky textures.