How to Draw Leaves on a Tree – Pen Drawing Tutorial, Image 1 'Leaf Work – Tree Foliage' I have come to the part of the drawing that is considered by some to be the most difficult when drawing trees. The leaf work can be broken down into steps just as the tree trunk itself. You will need to look at the leaf clumps and observe how the light reflects on them and then note the individual leaves as to how each one interacts with the other.
The side of the pencil has been used to create different foliage patterns. From the public domain book, "Studies of trees in pencil and in water colors (1895)." Download or browse the epub, kindle or pdf file here: https://archive.org/stream/studiesoftreesin00need