How To Draw Leaves

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If you want to learn how to draw leaves, the step by step tutorials listed below will teach you everything you need to know. 

how to draw leaves

Learn to sketch a leaf that is twisting with realistic three dimensional perspective.

This is an advanced tutorial on drawing leaves, however if you follow along step-by-step it's really not that difficult. 

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Want to get carried away? 

My tutorial on a leaf with two twists will definitely carry you away!

I guide you through the process of creating these dynamic leaves in a way that will insure success. Once you learn how to draw one twist, you'll be able to create as many twists as your particular leaf will allow.

They can be realistic or used in fantasy art, as you can draw them as realistic or playful as you like.

Check out my leaf transformation page!

how to draw a leaf with a curl

Learn to draw a leaf that has a curl and add excitement to your drawings and paintings!

Leaves with two curls builds upon the tutorial above.

Once you understand what the lines are doing when a leaf curls and twists in space, you'll be able to take off on your own and draw them with all kinds of imagination.

It can be quite freeing to understand how to transform leaves in any way you want and still keep them in perspective.

how to draw a basic leaf

This is a basic tutorial.

You may find it helpful to complete (or just review).

Learn how to draw a very basic leaf with step by step instructions.

Creating art and crafts builds new neural pathways in your brain and is a great way to keep your noggin healthy. Keep creating for optimal brain health!


~~~Samantha Mariah

draw a butterfly

Check out how to draw a butterfly. This is a playful butterfly that is in-flight. When you are done with this tutorial, you'll be able to create butterflies that are uniquely yours!

I would love to have you enter one of your drawings in this site's Leaf Drawings Visitor Gallery!

Want To Share a Leaf Drawing in The Gallery? Here's How!

Would you like to share your drawings? Here's where you can share your leaf drawings and have them included in the Leaf Drawing Visitor Gallery!

You can upload up to 4 images. Also, other visitors would love to have you include your experience of drawing leaves.

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