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Lesson 16 - Drawing fruits, vegetables and shells

tomato  shells

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Materials needed:
  • A3 paper
  • charcoal
  • 2B and 8B pencil
  • spotlight or lamp
  • apples or pears, shells, towels or sheets, cut open tomatoes, lettuce or cabbage.
What to do:
  • Set up a display with the apples or pears and the cut open fruits and vegetables.
  • place the sheets or towels on the table and add the fruit on top.
  • Put a spotlight above the display.
  • Start the drawing by using the 2B pencil, do a light sketch first to get everything in place on your page. You don't have to draw the whole display you can just sketch one part of it.
  • When you've finished your sketch with the light pencil you can use darker pencils or charcoal for the shading and detail.
  • When you have finished the display drawing, try drawing one object like a shell or the cut open tomato as shown at the top of this page ... back
fruit drawing


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