How to Draw a Couple Under a Tree

When you are heading out as a couple, there is no better way to kick back and relax than under a large, sprawling tree. In just a few short steps, we will bring this magical scene to life – let’s get started!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start by taking a black pen and a ruler, and add a slightly angled horizontal line to the bottom of your page.


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Now, take a black fineliner pen and the ruler, and draw two shorter, horizontal, parallel lines to the left of the page.


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Use the fineliner pen and the ruler to add another line above and below these…


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And then add another two to the bottom.


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Use the fineliner and ruler to connect the ends of the lines together with short vertical lines, creating four “blocks”.


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Now, add small vertical lines to the gaps between the blocks, and repeat this on both sides…


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Now, use the fineliner pen and the ruler to add two sets of parallel, vertical lines to either side of the bottom line, creating legs for the bench.


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Now, use the fineliner pen to draw a curved shape above the right of the top of the bench.


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Bring a line down from the bottom, curving towards the line at the bottom of the page.


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Bring another pointed section across to the left…


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And then bring the top line in towards the bottom left-hand corner to form the face of one of the couple.


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Now, add a “triangle” shape to the right of this, making sure that the edges are slightly jagged. Bring a line out from the top of the triangle, heading towards the top right-hand corner of the page.


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Continue this line up, across and then down to form the head of the second person…


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And then continue the line down, adding a “bump” around halfway down the page, and then curving to the line at the bottom – this is the back of the body of the second person.


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Now, bring another curved line to the left of this…


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And add a “point” to then bring the line back down to the bottom, forming the legs.


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Add a small traingle shape beneath the top parallel lines for form the arms.


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Now, take the black fineliner, and bring a curved line across to the right, and up towards the top of the page.


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To the right of this, add another, shorter curved line…


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And then add a pointed “arrow” shape to the top of this.


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Return to the curved line on the right, and bring this across and down, creating a point. Then, connect this to the shape above – do you see your tree starting to take shape?


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Bring a branch across to the right, with a curved section ending in single lines and strands.


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Add a few more lines to the shape at the top to create twigs…


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And then bring two parallel lines up from this, angling them towards the top left-hand corner of the page.


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At the top of this, bring another branch off to the right, ending in a forked shape.


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Add a couple of lines to the end of this for twigs…


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And then bring another line up to add another branch, with two short, vertical lines joined with a shorter horizontal line at the top.


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Add a series of small lines to add twigs to the top of this…


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And then bring another point across on the left side.


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Add more lines to this for twigs.


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Next, add a long, thin point above these twigs…


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And add more fine lines to the end of this branch.


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Connect the top parts of the tree together with another long, thin, curved branch, ending in a point.


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Add a series of twigs along the side and top of this…


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And then add a few more twigs to the top of the branches underneath.


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Next, use the black fineliner to add a series of short, curved vertical marks to the thick line at the bottom – this will become the grass.


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Grab a black pen, and fill in the shape of the tree, the couple, and the bench.


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Use a red pen to add a series of heart-shaped leaves to the ends of the twigs, and floating away to the left.


And just like that, you have brought a romantic scene to life – now, use your imagination to tell the story of the couple you have created!

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