How to draw Cabbage Palm Tree

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You can print out the base construction lines and start drawing on tracing paper or you can draw the grid layout yourself using the following steps… Show more

1) Draw a rectangle that will define the conditional proportions and boundaries of the chosen drawing.
2) From the middle of the rectangle, draw one vertical and one horizontal line equally dividing the shape.
3) Draw another horizontal line equally dividing the upper half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a horizontal line equally dividing the bottom half of the rectangle.
4) Draw a vertical line equally dividing the left half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a vertical line equally dividing the right half of the rectangle.

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Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Define the general shape of the palm tree. Draw a guideline for it.

Step 2

Outline the trunk.

Step 3

Draw smooth guidelines for leaves.

Step 4

Define the shape of the palm leaves.

Step 5

Add lines to indicate the shape of the trunk and leaf stalks.

Step 6

Outline details on the palm tree trunk and the rear leaves.

Step 7

Draw segments of the leaves.

Step 8

Contour, trying to vary the thickness and blackness of the line. Add more details and grass. Erase all guidelines.

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Lena London
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