Artists are not limited during the creative process due to the fact an object can be approached many different ways. Try these fun exercises on how to create an apple. Each one is very different, but the end results are the same, an apple.
An apple a day, your way!
All the tools used to create these apples can be found in General's® #1-Kit - Drawing Class™ Essential Tools™ Kit.
#1- One of the most common approaches for quickly sketching an apple.
A quick and simple linear sketch using General's® Layout® Pencil.
#2 - Another common approach for quickly sketching an apple.
A loose value sketch using General's® Layout® Pencil.
#3 - Combining styles 1 and 2.
Created by combining a linear and value sketch using General's® Layout® pencil and 2B, 4B, and 6B Kimberly® Graphite pencils.
A bold outline and partial value sketch, loosely blocked in using a compressed graphite stick. An old masters style technique.
A bold statement sketch using a compressed charcoal stick.
Another bold statement sketch using a compressed charcoal stick.
A bold sketch using General's® "The Original"™ Charcoal Pencils with simple lines.
Soft relaxed edges using General's®Multi-Pastel® Compressed Pastel sticks in Sanguine.
An exaggerated value study with Multi-Pastel® Compressed Pastel sticks in Sanguine.
Exaggerated hatch and cross hatching using HB and 2B Kimberly® Graphite Pencils.
Values created using circular strokes and pointillism using 2B Kimberly® Graphite pencil.
A blocked in linear contour using a 4B Kimberly® Graphite pencil.
A loose linear contour using a 4B Kimberly® Graphite pencil