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Watercolor Painting - Birch Trees in The Fall

Kellie Chasse, Artist/Instructor ✅ 15+ Years

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10 Lessons (43m)
    • 1. Introduction to the course and artist

      1:43
    • 2. About the Birch Tree Course

      1:24
    • 3. Birch Lesson 1 Materials and Taping

      2:52
    • 4. Birch Lesson 2 Sketching

      1:14
    • 5. Birch Lesson 3 Background

      2:31
    • 6. Birch Lesson 4 Background

      3:06
    • 7. Birch Lesson 5 Adding Trees

      5:07
    • 8. Birch Lesson 6 Tree Details

      7:36
    • 9. Birch Lesson 7 Final

      1:50
    • 10. Bonus Lesson Framing Final Video

      15:42
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About This Class

My classes are designed for beginners. Have you ever wanted to try a Paint Night at a local restaurant, well my classes are similar in ease but I use watercolors! They are simple and made to assist those who feel they can not paint a stick. I've heard that many times over the years. My classes do not include boring academics, but rather the fun and joy of experimenting and completing something the very first time. The great thing about the video is you can pause, replay and watch them as many times as you need to. You can do a scene several times until you feel like you have it down.

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We will be painting a beautiful birch tree scene. Living in Maine, we get to watch the seasons change every year and adding an autumn scene to my art classes is only natural. I will also show you how to frame your work of art once completed.

You will learn some techniques and a dash of theory through watching my classes, but I do not get in depth like you would in an academic atmosphere.

Please enjoy my class and I love to hear feedback and even share your art in the reviews. I take your feedback seriously and use it to improve my classes for everyone.


Have a wonderful day!

Transcripts

1. Introduction to the course and artist: Hello. My name is Kelly Chassis, and I'm a professional artist and instructor. And I've been teaching watercolor classes since about 2007 and in my classes. Really, Like I said at the beginning, it's about enjoyment. It's about being creative. It's for beginners and for hobbyists. For anybody that just wants toe. Sit down, relax for a couple hours and paint. And my scenes are usually fairly simple. Usually, they'll take you about Ripley two hours to paint from start to finish, and I'll go through everything step by step with you in my classes, and you can start, Stop pause. Um, you know there are no mistakes and it's really like I said just about having fun and enjoying yourself, so give it a try with me. 2. About the Birch Tree Course: hi and welcome to my beginner course on how to paint birch trees. This is a beautiful little scene, and anyone can do it. It's a beginner class, and I take you through it step by step. It's very simple, and what I'll cover with you on this course are the materials that you'll need. I'll also cover how I taped down my watercolor paper. I'll go over a little bit of why I Matt my painting as I'm going along so I can see my progress. We'll go over how just to do a really quick, easy, simple sketch. How I blow dry are painting during the process and also making sure that you have fresh water and how we clean our brushes. Well, finally, dio all the little fine details on our beautiful birds treats really make them come to life and also about it. A little bonus section here on how to frame painting if you like, so I hope you enjoy the court 3. Birch Lesson 1 Materials and Taping: so to get started, we'll need a foursome watercolor paper, and I'm gonna be using £140 cold press paper for this class. Any of a smooth side and you have a rough side will be painting on that rougher side. We'll also be using a backer board. And this is just a nice thin foam board that we can use to tape down our painting or paper to, so that we don't get any buckling when we start to add the water to it. Now for watercolor paints, you can use any kind of pains. I'm happy to be using some pan paint Cesaire made by Windsor Newton. There, great little starter kit will also be using a number two pencil today toe lightly sketch out our painting scene, and I also use a black Sharpie a lot of times just for some fine detail. Work also to sign my work at the very end. If you need to use an eraser, I would recommend using a nice polymer racer. So are your paper, and I'll be using a light wash brush oval brush. Really, any medium size brush will do, and also you want to make sure that it's nice bristle so that you have a nice how amount of water that can be absorbed by that brush. Also, you don't need a fine detail brush. This one comes with our Windsor Newton kits, a nice little fine sable brush that I used a lot in my paintings water for most of my classes. Again, I have a clean water and when I have one that they use for dirty. So that way I always have some fresh water so it doesn't muddy up your your paints. And then another thing will need are some paper towels, and we'll just use this for cleanup. And also when we change our brushes, if we need to take extra water off of our brush, we can use that. So one more thing we'll need is some masking tape or some blue. This is Blue Painter's tape, just regular three M tape, and what I'm gonna do here is just tape up all of these corners on my paper, and this will keep the paper down when we start to add water to it, and by putting it on this factor board will be able to turn and change on the direction of as we're painting a little bit easier than having something taped directly down onto our table. So it's all taped down here now, and I've given myself just enough space around. They're about 1/4 Angelelli around. So this eight by 10 Matt will fit perfectly on there. And as you can see, there's no blue tape showing, which means my entire area will show when I frame it. 4. Birch Lesson 2 Sketching: So what I have here is a close up of our birch tree sketch just so that you can see a little bit better. This is kind of off in the distance. And I have, um I'm gonna be doing this very lightly, sketching it very lightly. So we're just gonna lightly put in our birch trees, and I'm gonna put three of them in here. But again, this is really all about you. You could put as many as you want in here. If you want a few more birch trees, that's fine too. Um, but this is just a background sketch, and we want to have it light enough so that once you put your background in and we paint our trees, um, using white wash, you won't be able to see those pencil lines. If they're too dark, you will. So, again, this is a close up of it right here, and this is pretty much it's for the sketching 5. Birch Lesson 3 Background: all right, So now that we have that all drawn and sketched in, what we're gonna do is take a large brush and oval brush and we're gonna just print it off . Make sure that that's nice and clean. And we don't have any other colors in there because our first color that going to go into is a cad Yellow. So we're going to do first is just wet your paper. Have a nice wet wash on here, and we don't want it so much that that it starts to buckle your paper. But you want a nice and what so that that paint will really move on your paper for you. So I just held it up to the light. Just making sure did miss any spots you can tell because it will be shining where the water is. So I'm gonna go into academy yellow, and this is a pale yellow. There's two different color yellows in the Windsor Newton pallets. Either one is fine. Just your preference and what I'm gonna do is just some kind of doing is tapping motions. Tap that yellow all over the paper here, except for this bottom left hand corner because we're gonna add a little bit of blue in there. So click the sun's kind of shining through the blue sky, and so the next color that will be using is looks like an orange, but it's really a cad. Red. So I'm gonna go through while this is still wet with the yellow. I'm tapping in some of this orange, right over the yellow kind of in between here and there and it's discuss, could be the illusion of some trees in the background here and again, if you like one color more than another, then you can add certainly the color that is more your favorite. So the next color that we will be using is a red and that this one is a lizard in crimson, and I'm gonna tap that in there. This one's my one of my favorite colors. Tap this one right in there as well, and just could have rinse that off and then we're gonna go into a little bit of ultra marine blue, and we're just gonna lightly add that into the bottom left hand corner, and you don't want to touch too much of the yellow, because what will happen is it will turn green on you. So you want to try to leave that off to the side a little bit? 6. Birch Lesson 4 Background: use a hair dryer to blow dry in between. If you don't want to wait for it to naturally dry, you want to make sure that you use your hair dryer on low heat and you want to keep it at a distance from your paper good six inches away and China to blow dry in one section for too long. You want to get too hot in one section. All right, So, um, you could also let it dry And actually, but the next step now is we're going to be using a sponge, and we're gonna be sponging in. You could see where my tree dried. Little funny here, but that's all right. We're gonna use this little sponge to cover it up. And for sponges, you can use anything. This is just a old scotch sponge, and you can use an artist sponge. You could even use Saran wrap if you wanted to. You can really use any. It's gonna make some texture on your paper, so that looks like some leaves in the background. So what I did was I just wet the sponge slightly and I'm gonna be putting some yellow against is a cad yellow that I'm using, the same one you used last time. I'm just gonna kind of lightly tap that color in there everywhere. And this is just gonna be the pattern of those leaves that are often the background. And if you need to load up some more paint, you could do so. And I'm just kind of putting it in there, making sure that it's still slightly wet. But you don't want to watery. You won't get a lot of pigment. You want fairly dark to be able to cover up some of that background we've already gotten in there. So just continue to tap this all over, and then what I'm gonna do is rinse out my brush or mine on my brush, my sponge, and I'm gonna go into the cad red, which is more of an orange. And I'm just gonna tap it on there and you can see that this is a little bit brighter. And again, those leaves, they're gonna fall everywhere. So this is a very random pattern and should be putting all over your paper. Oops. And sometimes they stick will come right out. That's a great thing to know to. Is all the ones. They're Newton kits. You can actually replace those little pans of colors, and you could order them separately online as well. So I was continued to tap that in, and I'm gonna rinse this out. And I didn't go into my last color again, Which is the color we used before, Which is Elizabeth Liz Room crimson, which is a red in the tap that all in there as well. And again, this is more my favorite color sort like to add a little bit more. This has changes it quite quickly because there's a lot darker shade than the other ones. I'm going to continue to Tabal over there and again. You could put as much as you want Asl little as you want, and I think that looks pretty good right there. 7. Birch Lesson 5 Adding Trees: start with the next section, and we're gonna paint our trees in that we're gonna paint him in with wash. And what this is is a non transparent paint. You can use it with watercolor, but it reactivates with water, and it's also used in place of a masking fluid. You get all of this stuff most. Most of the art supply stores have this. The higher end, our supply stores. We'll have it. Someone's gonna squirt a little bit of this washing here and a little bit goes a long way with this. It's almost the consistency of toothpaste. I'm gonna bring up my little little brush now on, so I have my dirty water, my clean water. You want to make sure you try to stay in the clean water as much as possible for wash, because it will pick up any other color that you're working with. So we almost wanted the consistency of house paint. You don't want it to thin because it would be too transparent, but it's too thick. You'll get skips so nice consistency of house paint, and then I'm just gonna fill in. If I can see where those trees were. This is just the initial Mitchell's initial steps. You can see where it's kind of pulling the orange through there, but it looks pretty that will highlight in there. You might have to do this a couple of times. Let it dry, because if you start toe do it too much, it will just keep pulling that same color through there. So I'm gonna go to the next one. Where's the other tree? It's here. And those birch trees air not perfect. So they want to be perfectly straight. So it's nice to and make them look more natural, giving them a little. And the other thing is most trees. You look at them, they're thicker at the bottom and they get a little thinner at the top. E have this one coming out here if you have to. You can turn these upside down. You know you can get your other side. I'm feeling just a little bit there. Background reviews in detail ing. After this, we want to get this in here, and then we're gonna get this nice and dry before we do our next step. You go, girl. Okay, That's a good start. We can see where I'm just kind of holding it up and seeing, seeing where it's dry, words not dry. And we're gonna do some details in here once this is all dry, and sometimes if you have the background wet, you're putting your washing. What happens? It will bleed into your backgrounds. We want to make sure during all these steps and processes that we always have it dry. So I'm just gonna grab a mat here, and sometimes I'd like to place this over just to see what it looks like. It kind of brings your eye into the scene. It gives you a better idea of how your paintings coming along you can see before and after . 8. Birch Lesson 6 Tree Details: Okay, so now that we have this all dry, what we're gonna do is gonna put some highlights in here. So it's gonna look like the sun shining. And what I'm gonna do is they have all come from one direction, the lights coming from this side and your shadow's gonna be on the other side. So this is a side on the right is where we're gonna put our little bit of highlight here yellow. And I'm just gonna go back in again to that cad yellow, same color, a little water to it. And, um, blending this in a little bit with the wash. So it's gonna lighten it just slightly when we add the yellow to the gua Shit's gonna make this nice light yellow. And I'm going to do this on each one of these trees over here on the right hand side, and it can keep adding a little bit of water going back into the pain if you need to. And over here in this corner, this is not You could bring a shadow all the way down on the corner. Here was we're only gonna go from here up from that shadow because that's gonna be from the other side of the tree is gonna Bloxham of that light that's coming in through the trees And then on the last true, we're just gonna go ahead and fill this in a swell a little bit more yellow and again, I'm just kind of blending that. And as I go and when it touched us up just a little bit on the side where it's washes lightened, Go on any one of these If you feel it's a little bit too much of that background is coming through, you could just kind of touch up with just a little bit of that whitewash again. Again, You're not gonna add a whole lot of water to it because you don't want it to be too transparent. We want a nice, thick white on that side. And look again, See how it looks like with the mat again Lights coming from destruction. So this is the side that the sun is shining on, right? So now what I'm gonna dio is we're going Teoh put a little detail in here and I'm gonna first saw of all start with some big things up some black and for that. I'm gonna use in our little kids here, ultra marine, blue and burnt number. And it will get a nice and black going. And I'm just mixing those two colors back and forth. You can buy tube paint, which will be like a ivory black. You could get those with store, but you could mix up your own using the same little kits, which are great. So what I'm doing now I'm loading. That happened, tapping off the excess black paint and I'm gonna turn my brush sideways. And you could see I'm just kind of making the scratching motion by having my brush flat. And I'm working my way up very lightly. You don't need a whole lot of paint on here again. It's just a illusion of some bark that's in the background, often a little bit of a distance. So it's just got some texture to it, and you can go through each one of these and just a little bit of that black texture to it and see what that looks like. Grab my Matt here and again. I do this a lot of like to put my mount on top just to kind of clean the edges up and really focusing on my painting to see how it's coming along. So what I'm gonna do next again the lights kind of misdirection, and so your shadow is going to be from the left hand side. So I'm going to go back into this black paint that we've mixed up and I'm gonna try to get my brush. But the tip on this is very if I ng tip and you could roll your brush to make it, um, make it more fine at the ends. Roll it in a, uh, left right. It could sometimes get a nice fine point on it. And this is pretty good. Pretty good point. And you could just kind of slightly touch it up onto the onto the side. And if you need to turn it sideways, you could do this and some diesel spots. I'm skipping, and that's okay again. You know, trees aren't perfect. Nature is not perfect. And that's what makes it so nice. So I'm just finishing up. This last one here would like tip of my brush, the sharp point so we can start adding some little branches back in here and I'm going to clean my brush off and go back into that white wash again by adding a little bit of water. And I'm gonna put in just a few little branches and branches again. They're not, you know, perfectly straight. That kind of wiggly who study branches outside, you'll see that they growing all kinds of fun ways. Um, so when a rinse that off as well, and we're gonna go back into our black here, and I'm just gonna put in a few little branches in the back here that are in the shadowed area and also what you could do it, um, on your little white branches, Just add a little shadow on those as well. And for this one, it's gonna be more on the top, because that again the lights coming from the right hand side on this one. So I'm gonna fix myself up with just a little bit more black here and again. The colors that I'm using for black is ultra marine blue in a burnt number, and I want to do here is just put in just some little, um, little dabs of paint here and there. And this is the bark some darker areas on the bark on the birch trees. And again, this is very random, little not in there. If you want, you can add another little branch coming off from that. Go ahead and do this on all of these trees. Little squiggles. And you could have the same thing on the new little branches that you just made. A swell. It's a civil tapping motion. And if you want to adjust, the shadows make a little bit richer. Deeper shadow on there. You could do that. And Mrs Margolis just playing and adding just a little final touches to your painting. I think that looks pretty good. And again, I'm just gonna if you want, um, you can go ahead and add a little bit more by tapping into more of, um, your back leaves. So I've gone ahead and just touched up again. Just a couple areas with a whitewash where that lightened as it dried so they could touch those up again, and I think that they could needs just a little bit more. So what I'm gonna do here is just add just a few little leaves that have fallen down on the ground. And like I said, if you want more leaves, you can always go back in and just take care your sponge and tap a few more leaves in there if you want. And so what I usually do at the end of my painting. People are always asking me When is my painting complete? And that's always the hardest thing for an artist is to decide when it is done. What my recommendations are usually or what I do is I will set my painting aside and kind of walk away with grief for a little while and come back to it with some fresh eyes. And then I can kind of determine if I really want to change anything or add anything at that point. 9. Birch Lesson 7 Final: All right, So we're gonna finish up just by peeling off our tape. And when I'm killing us off, if you use good tape, by the way, it helps. When you're pulling this officer, you don't tear your your painting. So I'm doing this very slowly and I'm pulling it slowly, pulling away from the picture as I'm taking the tape off. And this gives you this nice clean edge on your painting. Once you tape it up, you don't have to always tape down your painting, but I always recommend only because it's easier said the paper doesn't buckle on you and you'll have to fight it. Plus, you have that nice clean edge at the end. So pretty much finished here, and all I would do now would be to sign my work, and I usually will put them at over my painting again just so I can see exactly where my signature was gonna go. But you can use just a regular old black sharp if you want, and what times I'll just do my first initial in my last name, and you can use a brush if you like, and it's not easy to do but if you could get that fine tip on it, you consign it that way as well. So thank you so much for joining me today. And I hope you really enjoy this simple, easy class and look for some or online soon coming your way. Thanks. Have a good one. 10. Bonus Lesson Framing Final Video: so we'll need a few things for framing. Will need a backer board and, of course, your picture a frame. And then I'll have a list at the end here, with all of our tools that will need, um And also, of course, your frame choices an eight by 10 for this particular one. But you can use any size in the same thing. Um, and then there are a few different tapes that you'll need is well, so let's get started here with our arm. Adding, what we want to do is first just kind of adjust where a picture is going to go. And I've got this perfectly set into an eight by 10 map and then I have some artists tape and what I'm gonna do with this just kind of peel off just a couple little pieces here and I'm gonna fold this underneath, tuck it in under here, and just give it a little tab so I could get that stuck down onto my backer board. Do the other side as well. This is one of the toughest things to do. You going to try to line this up with your, um, your mats and you're backing, so you just need to adjust. Were ever You need to I want to get that. I think that's pretty straight. And then just match up and make sure that your mat well fit over the top of that. All right, so now we're just gonna set that aside, and I'm going to grab the mat again, and we're gonna use some double sided sticky tape, and we're gonna take this Matt down to the backer board, And this way, it's not gonna actually stick to the painting itself, will just have it on the edges of the mat. So if anybody ever want to change these out, they can easily do so without damaging the painting. Make sure it's all taped down there real good. And then we're just gonna peel off that back edge of the double sided tape each side. Careful, not toe lift any of the sticky tape. We want to keep that down there, and sometimes they're hard to gribble edges of these. It's gonna get your nail into their poll. So are you can see where the tape additional shiny hair. We're gonna grab the backer board again, and we're just gonna line that up. Be careful here, because when she put it down, it will stick and you can't adjust it, get it right where you want it, and then you can push it down when you're happy with where it's at. All right, So what I'm gonna do next, we have our matting already to go. We're just gonna clean our glass on a frame. Really good. Make sure you get all corners and edges and you just don't want to have a little streaks of little fingerprint thumbprints. All that good stuff once you get this all together. So I'm always double checking before I do my final seals here. I'm gonna flip it over. Get the other side as well. Make sure you get your edges. You can use really any kind of glass cleaner with this double. Just get the other side as well. One last before I place it inside. And I'm just double checking for little smears. Bring my frame over and we'll pop the glass right back in here and again. It's double check. The rest of those was once this the backing Zeldin and seal that you cannot you cannot take . Take it apart again. Toe fix these smudges without having start over. So I'm just gonna take our painting, and I'm flipping it over and adjusting it in here. You can see I have little tabs on this one. I'm just kind of pushing him down again. Double checking. Making sure there's no little hairs or fuzz is, er who knows what gets in there? It looks good. So now I'm just gonna flip it over, and I'm going to push down the little tabs. Now, this hurt your fingers. What I've done before is got myself a little butter knife. Or you can use, um, a flathead screwdriver just to help push those down. Then again, I'm checking to make sure everything's clean in there, and it looks good. So now we're going to start with our, um, our backing. And this is just a linen acid free backing. You can get these usually at any stores and craft stores or art supply stores. Then they usually coming rules. And again, we're going to use our double sided sticky tape here, and I'm just gonna put the double sided sticky tape down on the back of the frame. And I'm trying to give myself a little quarter inch away from the edges. And this is for when I actually do the trimming or the cutting, and you'll see that coming up here. We're gonna put that tape down on all four sides, get a little overhang there. But we can trim that up in a few minutes in the last one here. And make sure those air pushed down nice and tight on their You don't want that toe come loose on you. And there's a little tab. I'm gonna just kind of trim these off here. We'll pair of scissors and snip those a couple other little ones on the corners. Here. You can get those. All right, on, DNA. Now, we're gonna pull off the tape once again here. One more from that one up, Andi. Just making sure those air down nice and tight and I'm gonna peel that layer of the of the tape off once again. Began there. Sometimes a little hard toe to get going. But once you get your a little male under there, you can kind of pull it out. You're just gonna pull off each one of these again, making sure that you don't pull up the tape as you're pealing off that the top layer. Right? When I grab this last little piece here, pull that off and then I'm gonna take, um, my rule of dust cover paper, and we're very careful here. I don't want to touch the tape yet. I'm just gonna kind of pull this on over over the top here without touching it, being very careful. And then I'm gonna lay that down on top here and very carefully make sure it's nice and smooth. Kind of pull that little tight, and then I'm just gonna push down on this tape on all four corners here, make sure we got that on there. Really good. And then I'm just gonna take increase all four edges here, and this will make it easier when we go toe to do our charming with our cutter. Did you have a nice, sharp, clean edge here and then we're gonna just take off this excess here with some scissors? Just cut the cut. The top of this right off. All right, so we're not gonna throw that away when say that piece for a minute, and I'm just gonna once again, Just kind of tighten up these edges, make sure that they're nice. And Scharping and clean. This will make it a lot easier with her cutting tool. So ready her cutting tool and these can be again purchased anywhere. I got this one. I think, on on Amazon. It's got a little blade on it. And you just had to be very careful in you. Line it up here. You're just going to kind of push down on that bleed. Watch up for your fingers. Dangerous with these things. It is going to give it a little light pressure and look hot rate through that. And you're gonna do this on all four sides. Say, I skipped a couple spots here, but you just kind of go back and kind of clean that up again, right back over it. Just make sure that that's down again nice and tight on the tape and just pull it all the way down. It's our last cuts and I were just gonna peel it off. It should come up very easy for you. The tape shouldn't be underneath where that is. If you put it close enough to the inside edge like is a nice clean look. So once again, I'm just double check in and making sure looks good. Make sure that tape is all their role while nice and tape down. And we're gonna move on to our little hooks. Andi, we're gonna It's wrong way. Flipper. L Nerio were just the's in about about two inches or so. I was gonna kind of lineup eyeball, and I think they look good there. So I'm gonna get my little ruler here and come down two inches and just make myself a mark right here with a pencil, Do the same thing on the other side, down two inches and make myself a little circle. And this is where and a little islets hold are gonna line up for me. So I can my screws in there on both sides of nature that they're nice, and even I have Ah, well, little screws that come with it. And when I grab my drill here makes it much easier. You can use a screwdriver, but, um, I highly recommend it. A power tool. Just get that in there, and we're just gonna drill those down in there. A little pressure. It's not getting in there real well, sometimes some of the woods for the frames a little harder than others. And I'm just gonna just this down just a little bit that moved on me. And then we're gonna go ahead and do the same thing for the other side here, Only justice again and keep moving on me. Yeah, we'll get this one screwed in there too. You can get it, Aereo. Okay, so those air both in there nice and tight, it was kind of pulling and make sure they're good, and that will be ready to with some, um, hanging wire on here. And I'm just using a This is a soft strand, which has, like, a plastic plastic coating around it. So you prick your fingers. What? You're trying to do these? I'm just gonna measure up just enough on each side. So I have a little extras, will be able to wrap these around, and I'm gonna cut this using a, um, a wire cutter. These things are great. It's a Leatherman that have been borrowing from my husband. It works so much better than what I have been using before. So we're just gonna slide these through on both ends, and I'm gonna tighten it up. Try to get it is even as I came on both sides. Pull it nice and taut and we're ready from here. It's start with one side and we're gonna make a loop entire little not in here on pull tight. And then we're just gonna wrap this around and keep going all the way around here trying getting it as tight as I can. Looping it doesn't want to stay in here and keep going around air. Just take this all the way up. If you have fun, you have too much, uh, wire hanging out the end. You can always shorten this a little bit if you need to. I think we've got a pretty good amount here. Other side I want to stay in. So we're just gonna work with blowing out here, just kind of tighten it up around and push it down in, and then we're gonna do the other side here. So again, slide it through and you're gonna tighten it, and you're gonna make a little not here. And this is a very light frame, so you could always double that will not at the other end as well. But this isn't a real heavy frame, so this this will this will be fine. We're just gonna again wrap the stainless wire around all the way going with it, and again feel free. If you need to trim some office, give yourself enough loops around here so that it has strength to it. He's gonna continue to wrap that right around you Could you'll find that with some of the bigger frames. If you want to leave yourself a little extra wire, you can do that because these could be adjusted if they need to. May. If you have, um, have it to higher to lower, going to adjust for your nail. You could do that. So I also have some stickers here and these air stickers I had printed up my local printer and I'm just gonna put those on there and then also with that extra piece of, um, backing that we have is gonna cut a little square up here and we'll rectangle and this just makes a nice presentation. If you're giving this away as a gift to someone, you could have a little nail on a little hangar to it. And that way, when they get home with it, they can just pop it right into the wall and hang it right up. So I just put those in the middle and I just kind of wrap it up a couple of times, make like a little envelope shaped for it on. We're gonna just take this and we're gonna just wrap it around the wire, and then I'll take some masking tape and I'll just attach it right to the backing wire. Here, just pull this over. Grab will grab some tape. That way it won't fall off. It's taped us up around here. Andi, they are ready to go. Hang it on. One last little final touch would be have these little little rubber silicone, self sticking self adhesive. And I'll just pop those on the bottom corners. Each one of these And this just helps. If you have something against leans against the wall, it won't scratch Your wallet gives it a nice little soft surface. And they have little felt ones of these as well and push down hard on those. And there you have it professionally framed. Well Ah! You ready to hang on the wall