How to draw a pine cone

How to draw a cone

  1. Identify and draw in light chalk or pencil the lines that define the size, the posture and the form of your subject. Observe carrefully the angles this lines form.
  2. Draw the outline; concentrate on the large forms (the scales) while ignoring small ones (details or shadows edges). Continually examine and correct the outline.
  3. Add details and values in relation to the light source.


Spruce cone (2019)
Red chalk, ink and white chalk on kraft paper

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