Drawing fruits is the best way to learn to draw realistically. And I do not miss the opportunity to practice if you can get a real orange and Mandarin, then draw from nature.
Here is my step by step drawing lesson -my reort of how I drew an orange and a tangerine from nature. Click any image to enlarge.
And now we will make a real still life – draw a background and shadows:
And here is a portrait of a Mandarin and Orange along with the actual prototypes:
Now you know how to draw an orange and a tangerine from nature and you will be able to draw even better.
Tags: drawing from nature
, still life drawing lesson