Everyone has trouble knowing where to start when drawing or painting trees. There are lots of details and elements that are all competing for our attention.

This demonstration and lecture will provide you with an easy to follow formula for simplifying any tree shape, and how you can use this simple beginning to create more lifelike trees.

This is the perfect place to start if you’re a beginner when it comes to landscapes. If you’re an experienced artist, you will hopefully pick up some useful tips for making your process a bit easier and quicker.

What’s included:

  • A complete recording of the 1.5hr session.
  • Selection of tree references to work from.

Recorded during a live online workshop that took place on Monday the 28th of January 2021.

What you’ll learn

You will learn a method for taking a complex subject like a tree and making it simple - from there I will show you how to gradually add detail.

This will enable you to make drawings and paintings of trees more confidently.

We will look at a range of different tree shapes and also how to handle groups of trees and forests.

How this will help you

  • You will have a straightforward process for drawing trees that you can follow when working on landscapes.
  • The principles that you'll learn can be applied to both painting and drawing.
  • The same concepts can be applied to other types of complex subjects as well.

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