How to Draw a Tropical Beach Scene in 5 Steps

5. Add Shading to Finish


­­Use a series of diagonal parallel lines to shade one side of the tree trunks, the sail boat, and the rock. Complete the drawing with dots and squiggles to show the foam of a breaking wave. ­Add several lines to the surface of the water.

Your landscape drawing is finished! Even if you don't get it right the first time, keep practicing until you're happy with your drawing.

A stone path leads to a charming country church in our next lesson. Check out How to Draw a Country Church to learn how to draw this scene in just five steps.

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