As a beginner, one of the easiest things you can draw is leaves. In this post, we are doing just that. After you go through this blog post, you will learn how to draw leaves of different kinds!
Learning how to draw leaves will brush up your drawing skills as it gives you the freedom to explore different kinds of styles, sizes, and shapes. This can benefit you in the long run so if you are ready, let’s get to it!
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Materials You Need
- Sketchbook or a piece of paper
- [Optional] Choice of art tools: Colored Pencil, Gel Pens, Markers or Watercolor
Parts of a Leaf
Before starting our drawing lessons, let’s begin first with identifying the different parts of a leaf to give us more ideas on what we are drawing.
If you want to be as realistic as possible, knowing the key parts of leaves is important. If you just want to doodle leaves (like me), it’s still good to know this basic knowledge.
How To Draw Leaves
In three to five easy steps, you can draw leaves of different kinds. We shared 14 leaf drawings below in easy-to-follow steps. These will look great in your journals or sketchbooks. Whether you opt to draw these easy doodles or take it a step further by focusing more on the details, it’s up to you.
Get your pen and papers out!
- Black Walnut Leaf
- Beech Leaf
- Clover Leaf
- Poplar Leaf
- Bur Oak Leaf
- Redblud Leaf
- Simple Maple Leaf
- Oak Leaf
- Sugar Maple Leaf
- Ginkgo Leaf
- Ivy Leaf
- Ash Leaf
- Other Simple Leaves
I hope you enjoyed these easy leaf tutorials!
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