How to Draw a Palm Tree Silhouette

If you are feeling stressed or overwhelmed, why not take a moment to lie back, imagine white sand, the gentle lapping of waves, and palm trees overhead… get ready to drift away on a bed of total bliss!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 1

Start by taking a black pen, and drawing a curved line at the bottom of the page, with the top angling towards the left.


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 2

Add a short, horizontal line to the bottom of this.


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 3

Now, add a long, jagged line connecting the bottom to the top.


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 4

Repeat this on the other side, leaving you with a tall, thin curved triangle, with jagged edges.


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 5

Fill in this shape completely with the black pen.


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 6

Next, add a series of curved lines emerging from the top of the trunk, curving out in all directions.


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 7

Add a “flame” shape to the bottom line, filling it out to become a full leaf.


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 8

Repeat this with the line on the bottom right…


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 9

And then the second one up on the left.


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 10

Then repeat this on the right…


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 11

The top line on the right…


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How to draw a palm tree silhouette step 12

And the final line to complete your palm tree.


There we are – it is almost like you are sipping a cocktail in the Bahamas. Can you smell the crisp sea air yet?

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