Free fun shaped card templates for every occasion!

Home

Tutorials

Projects

Free

Tutorials

Free Templates

Beginners

Guide

Quotes

Contact Us

Sign up for our Newsletter

About Us Projects How To's Beginners Guide Quotes receive updates
Projects

 Sara Sandberg 2017

creating@cardmakingparadise.com


Telephone:  004423 80988434

About Us

About us

Terms and Conditions

Tips

Wood Effect

By Sara Sandberg

I am not claiming this is a work of art, it’s how I draw a wood effect! I think the worse you are at drawing, the easier it is as wonky lines work well!


If you don’t fancy drawing lines, an alternative is to Google ‘wood effect background’ and select ‘images’.  You will then get a lovely selection of wood backgrounds you can print off.

Step 1

Draw some straight lines for the planks. Do one plank at a time. Add a few random oval dots to one plank.

Step 2

Now draw some wobbly ovals around those dots.

Step 3

Starting in the middle of the plank, draw a line across going around the knots.

Step 4

Keep going, don’t worry what it looks like, when they are all done it will look fine!

Step 5

You could now go over the drawn lines with a lighter brown pencil, or watercolour over it. You can use distress inks to watercolour by dabbing them on a non stick sheet and spritzing with water.  I have used Copic Markers, numbers E51 andE33.


The project I have created this wood effect for is the Shed shaped card with pull tab, open flap mechanism.