How to Draw a Palm in 5 Steps

5. Shading

Add shading to the leaves by drawing short lines on the bottom half of each leaf. Shade the stems with long lines and some short crisscrossed lines.

Use short vertical lines­ to shade inside the pot. Shade the outside of the pot with horizontal lines on each side.

Don't start packing for that island vacation just yet, we still have more flowers and plants to draw! In the next section learn how to draw a flower that's bursting with color and personality.

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