Let`s learn how to draw a date palm tree.
The date palm (lat. Phoenix dactylifera) is a tree species from the family of Palm (Palm).
To be honest, looking from a distance, date palm is difficult to distinguish from, for example, the coconut palm. The date also has long pinnate leaves crowning its unbranched trunk which can be as long and thin to short and squat. Experts and connoisseurs, of course, can recognize easily, and we will have to identify Date Palm by means of fruits -it provides not nuts, but little sweet fruit or berries – dates.
But now is not the time to dream of sweet dates, our task is to learn how to draw a date palm. I have prepared two step-by-step lesson – the date palm in bloom and fruit bearing. I must admit that the pictures do not differ very radically.I must admit that the pictures do not differ very radically.
How to draw a flowering date palm
Begin with the sketch:
Draw blossoms – they are very large and similar to panicles.
From a distance the flowers resemble yellow lumps that stuck to branches. The leaves have a pinnate structure.
The barrel is covered with fragments of petioles of dead leaves.
And that’s how this drawing of a date palm tree looks in color:
In the next lesson you will learn how to draw already a date palm tree with fruit. Gather a rich harvest!
Step by step Date Palm drawing
Outline a pencil sketch:
When you are sure that the picture is beautiful and proportional you can go to the drawing with more pressure on the pencil:
Now we need to draw pinnate leaves carefully. Draw with love without haste:
And here is a picture of the date palm tree:
Now the picture needs painting:
That is good, but I want to be sure, that you have learned how to draw and date palm leaves as well.
So,here’s the second drawing lesson. Draw the average vein –petiole and denote the direction in which lateral leaves grow:
Now draw each latral leaf individually:
And here we’ve got a date palm leaf:
And if we paint, it will look like this:
Now you know how to draw a date palm tree and its leaves.
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