Pear and apple tree – mapping foilage in a pen line drawing in a Demo slide show

Thursday, den 12. May 2011

This is a little slide shows a line drawing of a pear and an apple tree in several subsequent steps. The first image is a grey scale photograph edited in photoshop elements to make zones in different tonalities visible. On site one can simulate this effect by squinting. After drawing the outline I continued to [...]

Drawing tree tops – a simple recipe

Saturday, den 9. April 2011

Recently I updated my microsite about drawing deciduous trees. I used the line sketch above to illustrate basic steps that can help beginners to draw such complicated matter as a tree top. As first step I suggest to draw the shape of the tree in order to get familiar with the proportions of trunk and [...]