Let`s learn how to draw a pumpkin. We want similarities like in life and will draw from nature. To make it more interesting, let’s cut a piece and compose a still life.
The most generalized scheme of this composition looks like this:
And this is a more detailed pencil drawing:
Well, it’s time to paint our pumpkin. The watercolor should be applied in layers. First, light colors, and then move on to darker ones.
Everything seems to be fine – the pumpkin is drawn and looks like a living one. But something is missing. Namely, shadows! Yes, without shades, this pumpkin seems to hang in the air.
We’ll have to paint shadows.
Now let’s compare with our nature:
Now you know how to draw a pumpkin in watercolor.
Tags: drawing from nature
, watercolor drawing