How to draw and paint an Orange and a Tangerine

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.

Pencil drawing of Tangerine and orange

How to paint Orange and Mandarine from life

Step by step Mandarine and Orange drawing

Orange and Tangerinr painting from life

And now we will make a real still life – draw a background and shadows:

Orange and Tangerine drawing

And here is a portrait of a Mandarin and Orange along with the actual prototypes:

Tangerine and Orange Picture

Now you know how to draw an orange and a tangerine from nature and you will be able to draw even better.

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