This easy tutorial shows how to draw a peach step by step. It can be good for beginners or anyone looking to practice simple line drawing.
This tutorial will focus on creating a form that is characteristic of a peach as well as making a nice and clean line drawing.
It’s recommended that you do the tutorial in pencil and make very light lines until you are almost finished.
Step 1 – Draw the Outline Shape of the Peach
Start by drawing the outer shape of the peach. In this case it will be fairly symmetrical on both sides. To help you see if both halves are relatively equal in width start by making a straight horizontal line through the middle of your drawing area.
You can draw the peach itself one half at a time. Make its combined outer shape with a bit of an indent at the top and with a slightly pointy tip at the bottom. Somewhat like a heart.
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Step 2 – Draw the Split
Now add a hint of the split that is very characteristic to a peach as well as indent just below the top for the stem. Draw the split pretty much tracing the outer shape of one side of the peach a short distance away from it. For the indent at the top draw it like a wave.
Step 3 – Draw the Stem
Add the stem to the top of the peach coming from the indent drawn in the previous step. Erase the part of the drawing where the stem overlaps the outer shape of the peach.
Peaches have fairly short stems so draw accordingly also make the stem narrower at the bottom and slightly wider at the top.
Once done with this step you should have a pretty much finished line drawing of the peach. You can leave it at this stage or move on to the next step to add some leave.
Step 4 – Draw the Outer Shapes of the Leaves
To make the peach look more interesting you can add a pair of leaves. Draw one leaf larger and one smaller for them to look more natural. Overall peaches have fairly long and narrow leaves and as these are drawn at an angle they will appear even narrower.
Step 5 – Draw the Midribs on the Leaves
Though the middle of the leaves draw the midribs. Position them so that they are a little closer to their bottoms. The reason for this is that the leaves are slightly folded and the angle of the bottom part will make it appear narrower.
Step 6 – Draw the Veins on the Leaves
To finish the drawing add the veins to the leaves. The veins on each side of a leaf will tend to have a corresponding veins on the other side but you should also draw a few of them out of alignment.
After you’ve finished drawing the veins check to make sure that everything is in the right place. If you are satisfied with your drawing and have been making light pencil lines as was recommended in the beginning of the tutorial you can now go over them with darker strokes.
This is a pretty simple tutorial but it can be good line drawing practice for beginners. For more similar tutorials also see:
- How to Draw Grapes Step by Step Tutorial
- How to Draw an Onion Step by Step Tutorial
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