Tree Sketches

Original Post: 05/23/2007 

Here is a tree study. I'm working on dramatic light and shadows....

Here is another tree study. This one I am working on getting the feel of the tree.  You can see the pencil strokes are following the cylindrical form of the trunk to capture the three-demension of the trunk.

These sketches are concentrating on the light playing on the leaves and branches of the tree.

Tree knots, growths and deformities add character and interest to trees.  Here is a study of such features: