Greenery in Urban Sketching: Drawing Shapes

This short tutorial is part of Julia Henze’s course on the basics of drawing greenery. The course is available inside Brave Brushes Studio. 

The course teaches the basics of drawing greenery in an easy and enjoyable way.

The lessons in this course are designed to help you learn how to draw greenery, how to integrate it into an urban scene, and develop your own style of drawing greenery. Every lesson ends with some exercises that will help you improve your drawing skills. And, of course, there are a lot of useful tips for you. 

In this class you will:

  • Learn the general rules of drawing greenery in an urban scene. We will talk about the importance of seeing a scene like a theatre stage and focusing on the most interesting parts;
  • Discover how to draw a tree with simple shapes;
  • Practice drawing textures and details;
  • Learn how to do shadowing;
  • And find out how to color the greenery using watercolor, so it looks fresh and attractive.