If you want to learn how to draw a realistic tree, this lesson will help you. This instruction contains only nine easy steps.
In this tutorial, I will show you how to draw a realistic tree. This lesson will be useful for you, and you will definitely apply the acquired skills in the future to create new beautiful drawings.
If you want to draw a landscape, then you must be able to draw trees. The theme of creating landscapes is very interesting. Landscapes can be very different and they depict different types of nature – a forest, a pond, mountains. Also, such drawings depict large and small green spaces, so it is very important to draw trees correctly.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw a realistic tree step by step. The lesson includes nine accessible and understandable steps. Each step is one simple action that you can easily repeat.
- Coloring supplies
Time needed: 25 minutes
How to Draw a Realistic Tree
- Draw the bottom of the trunk.
Using a jagged line, depict the lower part of the trunk and draw two lines along the sides.
- Depict the side branches.
Continue the line and add side branches on the left side.
- Add branches in the middle.
With the help of smooth lines draw several branches of different shapes.
- Draw branches on the other side.
Sketch out several branches of different shapes on the right side.
- Add the outline of the crown.
Use jagged wavy lines to depict the crown.
- Draw the outline of the crown at the bottom and side.
At this stage, draw a curved, wavy line over the branches.
- Add the outlines of individual branches.
Depict a few uneven lines, as shown in the example.
- Detail the crown and bark of the tree.
On the crown, add some free-form lines, also add jagged lines on the trunk and branches.
- Color the realistic tree.
Color the trunk and branches brown, color the foliage green.
For your convenience, I have created a PDF file that contains a short version of the lesson and additional useful materials.