2018-07-26. AM 08:02
[SketchBook] Draw an avocado

Hello PENPLEs!

We are back with @icegido’s drawing tips.

The artist’s second drawing tip is “Draw an avocado”.

Following the drawing tips on lemon, This will serve as an opportunity to easily learn how to scheme out the sketch and coloring of avocado with simple shape.

The drawing app we will use is SketchBook.

Shall we start?

TUTORIAL by @icegido

Draw an avocado

with SketchBook

Hello, PENPLEs,
My name is Suh Jae-sung, and I am an illustrator with the PENUP nickname as @icegido.

We will draw the superfood “Avocado” with Autodesk Sketchbook app.

Like what we did with lemon drawing last time, what we need to prepare first is a canvas.

I set the size to 2000 x 2000 by pressing on the top left menu button – new sketch – user properties.

If you are to use it for the home screen, you should set the resolution in accordance with device that you are using.
The resolution can be conveniently used for later times once you set it.
(ex – Galaxy Note 8 resolution 1440x2960)

We will use only one brush to draw the avocado.

You just need to adjust the size and transparency level as we will only use the primary pencil in the basic brush.

Isn’t easy?

Let me bring an avocado picture with strict side cut image on the screen.

First, draw the avocado with the seed.
The rest of the sides will be at the rear in the sketch.

You don’t have to be exact but just sketch to make it look visible.

First color the inner flesh of the avocado and pre-color the corner of the canvas
The reason we select the color is to make smoother drawing.

We will call the colors of the top right image 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 starting from the left.

We just need to color the flesh of the avocado with colors from 1 to 5.

The weight of the color will be 1>2>3>4>5, and you should color in more depth as you near to the edges.

It is now time to color the brown part (seed and skin).
Similarly, select the three basic colors and color them in the corner of the canvas.
Use the spuit tool to easily choose the colors.

For the skin part, color the underneath with dark brown.
You don’t have to care about the part that stretches out a little.

(it is neater to erase later.)

Select a bit darker color than the previous color used for the skin.
You just need to dot the parts that need a bit more emphasis.

Since the skin of avocado is not smooth, it is better to make it look rougher.

For the outer parts that get reflection at the rear skin, you just strike dots on some parts to make it look rough.

You just have to clean out the edges with a darker color around the skin to keep it organized.

It is now time for details.
You have to give gradation with brown color except for the upper and down part.
In case of the primary pencil, you can give a wider touch by pushing down the S pen.

Push down the pen to make brown color phases.

Now we have to draw shadow under the seed.
For the color, you need to decrease the saturation and increase luminosity in the darkest inner flesh part.

For the shadow, you just have to press down the pen to color the wider side.

Always finish the parts with shadow.
When you select “layer” menu on the second right part of the upper menu, you will see + button.
Add a new layer by selecting this layer.

The newly added layer will be placed on top of the avocado.
Press this layer to locate this underneath the avocado layer.

When the avocado layer is on top and the new blank layer is underneath, you are ready to draw the shadow.

Select grey color and insert the shadow.
Like how you drew in the shadow for the seed, you need to express the shadow by pressing down the pen.

The drawing of the avocado cut in half is done.

You do not need to use diverse brushes; you just need to draw with power pressure and size adjustment.

Please work hard and come up with good drawings! :)

How was it?
Did you get satisfactory results?
When you start drawing, there are parts that look simple but are hard to express.
This tutorial provided tip that is a solution to such problems.

Try your drawing with the tips given.
When you upload them, you can post the drawings ok Drawing Tip or put #DrawingTips hashtag.

We will come back with next tips.

Thank you.

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