Well, it’s the middle of summer, but we’re going to think about fall today. Fall colors provide us with wonderful subject matter for drawing and painting. One of my favorite things about fall foliage is that it gives me freedom to play with color in an otherwise realistic painting. With that in mind, I’ve done some Internet searching, and here are some resources on how to draw/paint fall leaves and trees. So get out those art supplies and let’s have some fun!
1. FREE PRINTABLE COLORING PAGES
Your younger children may not be ready to draw leaves, but they’ll love the free printable coloring pages that are featured on the following website:
2. HOW TO DRAW A MAPLE LEAF
Next, from Wikihow.com, are two simple tutorials about how to draw a maple leaf. Once you’ve drawn the outline, try using some watercolor, markers or crayons to give the leaf a beautiful fall color.
3. PINTEREST PAGE: KID ART – FALL LEAVES
This Pinterest page doesn’t have tutorials. What it does have are lots of samples of children’s fall foliage artwork. You’ll find a lot of great ideas as you look through these pages.
Finally, here’s an easy to follow demonstration of how to draw an autumn tree. You may need to pause the video a few times to catch up, but it’s a fun project.