Premium Tutorial: Coconut Tree & the Beach

coconut tree and the beach


In this tutorial, we will explain how to illustrate a coconut tree and a beach. The coconut tree is located at the corner of the scene. Illustrating the sky and sea background will be easy but illustrating the coconut tree and its leaves will be a little difficult. Let’s get started!



Difficulty: Easy
Requirements: Adobe Illustrator

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    • Instant download of PDF e-book (17 pages, 49 steps)
    • Comes with Ai file for easy reference
    • Detailed step by step tutorial to draw a nice realistic coconut tree on a beach

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29. Select the leaf, create appropriate color in the Gradient Palette and set its direction using Gradient Tool.

coconut tree beach

30. Draw a shape at the middle of the leaf and fill it with the appropriate color.

coconut tree beach

31. Draw a withered leaf as shown below.

coconut tree beach

32. Draw another leaf between the first and last leaves. The color of this leaf can be uniform.

coconut tree beach

33. Draw a leaf under the withered one. This leaf is partially dark because it is located under the other leaf.

coconut tree beach

34. Draw a leaf at the right side of the first leaf. You should notice the direction of the leaves. In addition, you can use from a model.

coconut tree beach

35. Draw a dark leaf under the last one. This leaf should be smaller and has more leaflets.

coconut tree beach

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