How to Draw Leaves Falling From a Tree

As the seasons change and the weather starts to cool, the leaves start to fall from the trees – and this is a beautiful sight to see. Let’s bring it to life in just a few short, simple steps.


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start with a brown pen, and draw a line that is larger at the bottom, and narrows to a point as it ascends the page. Around halfway up the page, take the line across to the top right-hand corner of the page.


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Add another line on the other side of this, pointing towards the top left-hand corner of the page, and follow this with two more lines above these. Add another short line to the left of the top right fork.


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Next, add a series of smaller lines branching off from these longer ones…


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And follow this with a series of other, smaller twigs.


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Use a black pen to add a series of small leaves to the tops and bottoms of each branch.


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Now, add a few leaves falling from the branches…


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And grab a yellow pen to shade one of these falling leaves. Use the same shade on a few of the leaves on the tree.


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Grab an orange pen, and shade another falling leaf, as well as a few more on the tree…


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And then use a darker orange pen for the third falling leaf and the remainder of those on the tree.


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Then, use the yellow pen to add a series of small dots and shapes between the leaves and around the trees.


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Follow this with two small orange dots and shapes in between these…


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And use the third orange pen to repeat this.


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Grab a gray pen to add a flat oval shape to the bottom of the trunk.


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Finally, use the black pen to add details to the leaves.


And there we have it – a stunning autumnal scene that is the perfect balm for the senses. There is nothing more healing than nature.

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