How to Draw Cartoon Trees
Cartoon trees aren't nearly as hard to draw as real trees. Once you stop worrying about all the little details and the shading and just focus on the basic form of the tree it's actually quite an easy shape to create. This is a basic drawing of a tree - if you can learn to make this kind of a tree, you can use it in any number of scenarios. It's very simple and easy to make. It is extremely easy to make so you can get your pencils out and get started!
STEP-1: Making the Basic Shapes
The basic shape of the tree is done, and believe it or not - getting this first step right is really the hardest part about drawing cartoon trees. Everything else will be a piece of cake!
Remember! Draw lightly during this step so you can erase these guide lines later.
STEP-2: The Leaves Outline
If you find this step a little difficult just practice making bumpy shapes with your pencil. After 10 minutes of practicing how to control your pencil to make these bumps you should be ready to jump back in and finish off this step of how to draw cartoon trees.
STEP-3: Developing the Bush of the Tree
Lastly, add another line of small curves inside the shape of the tree, to give it more depth.
STEP-4: Finishing he wings and the feet
In a tree it really doesn't make much difference where you put these lines, as long as the basic foliage is made. You can experiment with different kinds of lines and placements, or just follow along with the example here.
STEP-5: Tackle the Trunk!
STEP-6: Finishing Your Cartoon Trees