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Landscape Tutorial~How to Draw Trees With Leaves Pt 2 of 2

hey everyone welcome back this is the continuation of the how to draw trees with leaves tutorial if you have not seen this tutorial yet please click on the picture on the right to watch part 1 but if you haven't seen me drawing any trees at all before please click on the picture to the left to watch the whole tree Anatomy and everything like that it will really help you to draw the trees in this tutorial this whole process so far has been done only with a four-inch pencil as you can see this pencil is extremely late and the entire tree is mainly one tone and like a four when I divide it down here I set everything over here to be darker that will come in when I started using a darker pencil so remember in this tutorial series where I said you only need so many different pencils well I customize my kit at all I'm using now is the 4 H 2 h HB 2 B 4 B 5 B and 6b and then over here to charcoal pencils and my 9 B this next part I'm gonna grab the HB and the to be the to be like I said before is just your regular yellow school pencil and you can use that instead of buying one of these and it'll work just fine on this rough with the HB and wherever I went darker I'm gonna use this to go even darker so this is the part where you start layering tones the bottom of the tree you don't have to be too weary of what you're doing because it's gonna be mainly in shadow anyway and even anything that's in this slate highlight here it's gonna go a bit darker all right so now as I previously said I'm no longer using the 4-h pencil I have now switched to the HB and I will then later switch to the to be during this one I initially use the 4-h pencil which is a really light pencil I made some parts that were darker and now what I'm doing is I'm taking the HB and going over those parts right and then I'm a darker and I'm making them even darker and even the spots that are on the right side of the page that are slightly lighter or in highlight I'm making them darker because they're gonna be slightly in shadow so the bottom right of the tree will be the darkest part of the drawing while the top left of the tree will be the lightest and they will gradually change in tone as they get from one point to the other and you also want to make sure that it is a gradual change in tone because the light will still penetrate some parts of the tree and then little lightly start to fade as it gets to the tree so in this whole process the register here I went with the HP to darken this side of a bit then I'll it with the to be to darken up even more but I don't think I'm gonna go any darker than that the last thing to put in which always seems to annoy you during the whole process is the tree trunk you can put that in anytime you want I just choose to always put in later I'm not sure why I just do but you still want to be conscious of the light even though this trunk is still in full shadow you just kind of still want to show where that light is coming from and I'm just gonna put the tree and just by hatching and that's just by putting a lot of clothes lines together and I'm gonna make it a little bit lighter on this side of the tree fairly dark on this side of the tree here over just like that and you do want the trunk to be darker than the leaves up above it or at least show because you want to be able to tell where the leaves and and the trunk begins just like that I'm just putting in some harsh lines just to give the trunk a little bit of character things like that I'm gonna go back in with the HB pencil and just fill a little more leaves there just like kind of carve it up a little bit just like that take this I'm on the HB right now it's going to kind of round off the tree here okay also if you would like to you can take the tubing and it just quickly go around the tree like this just a given eyeshadow but you want to put this side of the tree over here in a longer shadow than this side so this shadow should probably go off the page just like that one last thing this is optional I guess this is do eraser I have on hand right now it's my mechanical pencil but if you can learn with the eraser you can and you wanna do the same motion just slow circles or quick circles but you want to keep the circular motion now just going in certain spots and just take a little bit away you give the tree a little bit of highlight just like that I'm even gonna do a little highlight over this side too just like that okay the last thing is yes it's a tree but you still want to have some size or indication that there is a treat beneath all these leaves so for this you just take you can either use a mechanical pounce from any pencil you have on hand and you just quickly put in some branches coming up and you want to have them come out and then go back in again so this one will be about this size have a branch off going this way that's good and you want to also go back in a little bit and put some leaves over it so it looks like it's actually going back into the tree like that we'll do another one right here oh it's still a little one right there fork it out just like that and I'll just leaves over it now you don't want to go too crazy with these you just want to perfu him just to show the viewer that there is a tree underneath all the leaves I find that it sort of adds a likeness to the tree another thing you could do with these tree branches while you're at it buy these leaves you could just add a few branches coming out like that but again you don't want to go too crazy just want to show that there there have a dead branch coming out down here just like that all right so there's a tree with four Leafs and I hope you learn from this it's this drawing here took me about 25 minutes or so but I'm sure for anyone else trying to sit probably take a lot longer but this in a nutshell is how I would draw a tree so I'll flip back to the other one real quick it's fairly similar see how I and all the branches out like this I put a few and out on the outskirts of the tree now this one I didn't shade anywhere near as dark as this one also with this one I had the light coming in too straight down like a noon lighting this is more like a like a 9 a.m.

3:00 4:00 p.m. lighting so all right all right so I hope you guys learn from this if you did if you liked it please subscribe leave a comment you have any questions or if you have any suggestions for future tutorials I would like to hear anything you have to say yeah so hope you like this thank you for watching click on the annotation below to subscribe also check out my channel for many more tutorials.

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Tall Forest Pine Trees – Model Railroad Scenery

[Applause] [Music] pine trees are found all over the world so making cheap realistic pine trees is something any modeler can try these trees look fantastic and are very easy to make with cheap materials let's not waste any more time and get started making some great-looking pine trees the main structure of the pine tree is made using coconut fiber basket liner it's similar to furnace filter material which is also a great substitute material simply cut the basket liner into long strips starting with a width of about an inch and a half and gradually cut smaller widths until you have about a half inch width as the smallest piece [Music] next cut the strip's into small squares [Music] then trim off the corners to create a more rounded shape [Music] each piece of basket Lana can then be separated by peeling them apart into two pieces and once split I tease out the fibers to finish with a much less dense rounded shape which is then set aside [Music] any odd pieces of bark or fiber can simply be removed but don't worry too much because it will eventually be covered in foam I do this for all the pieces and end up with a very large variety of sizes from large to very small to support the branch structure I'm using a large barbecue skewer I first give them a spray with glue to help the coconut fiber branches stay in position once pushed onto the skewer [Music] each tree gets a coat of rust-oleum satin espresso but any brown will do be sure to give it a nice thorough coat ensuring the trunk get some paint on it as well now is a good time to trim the odd strands of fiber once the paint is dried don't go overboard though a little bit of roughness is good each tree now gets a thorough coat of spray adhesive and a good covering of woodland Scenic's coarse turf I found conifer green gives a good initial color basically sprinkle the turf over the entire tree and shake away the excess [Music] again we give the tree a thorough spray with the adhesive and this time we'll come back and give the tree a coating of woodland Scenic's fine turf the chosen color is weeds apply it to the tops and sides only trying to avoid applying it directly to the underside of the tree that way the darker conifer green subtly shows through as a dark shadow from underneath now for the trunk this is a piece of balsa wood dowel to help it look more realistic I shave it down and give it a more tapered shape I'm not worried about it being perfectly round and to remove the obvious sharp edges I lightly sand it down to bring out the bark texture on the balsa I firmly drag a wire brush across it depending on the age of the tree you can create an extremely rough bark texture or go relatively light I tend to like the look of the rough bark so I'm quite vigorous with the wire brush to remove the fuzz left behind from the wire brush I lightly drag my finger across the Dell you could also use sandpaper if you're worried about getting splinters but just go very lightly because you don't want to lose the bark texture in the top of the trunk or a hole large enough to fit the barbecue skewer this is where the top of the tree will connect to the trunk a small square file does the trick for me now is also a good time to press a piece of wire into the base of the trunk to make it easier to install on the layout I also found a pin worked quite well I fixed it in place with some superglue [Music] the trunk gets the same coat of paint as the branches set nespresso ensure it gets a complete coat and fills in the grooves created with the wire brush to bring out the trunk detail I give the entire trunk a dry brushing of Vallejo Israeli sand grade [Music] to remove the excess skewer I have these special pliers that help me get up under the foliage that normal pliers will work just fine as well I use the side cutters to remove the skewer leaving just enough to press the top of the tree into the trunk we just painted [Music] once you've got the tree together carefully move it until you're happy that it's straight and then fix it in position with some superglue to bring the trunk to the next level and really turn it into a foreground tree I use some fine twigs from small bushes and plants just outside I then break off some different sizes from large to small using a pin create a small hole in the trunk and press the small pieces of twig into position I find about 10 pieces does a good job and there you have it your One Tree on your way to making a forest these trees look fantastic is part of a large forest and making large batches at a time really goes very quickly don't forget to check out bold quick railroad comm for more information and tutorials and if you spotted the dog four times in this video be sure to let me know on my website by filling out the form and you'll go on to the Hall of Fame page cheers and thanks for watching

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