• First Step - How to Draw a Leaf Framework• Use simple lines, placed to help you maintain proportion and the overall look youre aiming for.•
Have your framework twist and turn slightly - each spoke representing a pointy segment on the blade of your leaf. The grey dots are added these to mark off arelative distance for just how far you might want your curves to go back into the center point.
Second Step - Draw Your Leaf!A simple way to go about it is to begin bydrawing a simple stem. Stylise it to look howyou want it to. Do this first and then draw theleaf itself.In the steps below, carefully sketch in the insand outs of your maple leaf. Experiment withdifferent lines, keeping things somewhatsymmetrical each part of the left half of theleaf complimenting its opposite part on theright side.
Heres how to draw it...
• Now that you have your shape, add different mark making, including, tone, cross hatching and smudging to your leaf drawing.