2: using a paintbrush, add water to your watercolour pencils (i sweep side to side but it's up to you)
3: allow to dry. using brown/black paint (i watered my down a bit), dab a few drops on to your paper. using a straw, blow the paint upwards and outwards, creating a tree trunk and branches
4. using red/pink paint, dab dots on the branches for cherry blossoms/leaves
allow to dry. remove masking tape carefully.
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