How to Draw an Eucalyptus Tree

The Eucalyptus tree is one that is instantly recognizable when you are in a certain part of the world and is ideal for conjuring up images of hot, baking landscapes and wonderful natural paradises. Want your very own to enjoy? Then let’s draw one!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Grab a black pen, and draw a small “teardrop” shape in the top right corner of your page.


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Now, add two smaller shapes to the top and bottom…


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And then bring a curved line across to the left.


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Add a few more small shapes to create leaves all along the length of this.


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Now, add another line just above the bottom one to create a long, elegant twig.


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Add another bunch of three leaves just above this one…


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And add another long, thin stem below, ending in a point at the bottom.


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Around halfway up this, add another twig curving across to the left and up. Add some more leaves to the top of this.


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Now, add another twig and set of leaves just to the right of the upright section…


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And draw another offshoot coming off the branch on the left.


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Next, add another wavy branch to the bottom of the main stem, complete with leaves on either side…


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And then add another one just above this.


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Bring another branch, complete with leaves, waving off to the top left corner of your page.


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Now, bring another branch off this one, this time heading off to the right.


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Add another tall, thin branch to the left of this one, and add a few leaves along the length…


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And then follow this up with two more to the left – one shorter, and one tall and proud.


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Now, bring a long, vertical line down from the right side of the main stem. Curve this across at the bottom, and then back up on the other side.


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Now, add a wavy branch to the end of this.


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Bring another branch across horizontally just above this line.


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Add another curved branch just above the one you just created…


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And then add another horizontal branch with leaves. Then add more curved branches and leaves to the left section.


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Grab a yellow pen, and use this to shade the trunk and the branches…


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And then use a green pen to fill in the leaves.


And there we have it – a Eucalyptus tree waiting in the landscape, anticipating an adventure to be told – can you oblige?

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