How to draw avocado

6-6.jpg (2.65 MB)The work was created with materials:


Colors used:

  • G20 Iguana
  • G64 Light Green 
  • Y54 Lemon Chiffon 
  • BR12 Ginger
  • O72 Clay Brown 
  • BR84 Latte
  • CG2 Cool gray 2 
  • CG4 Cool gray 4
  • BG20 Oolong
  • BG93 Pale Gray

Step 1
Make a pencil sketch and erase excess graphite with kneaded eraser6.jpg (1.55 MB)

Step 2
With G20 draw dark green avocado skin, soften the edges a bit with G64 and color in the center with Y54. Use BR12 and O72 for avocado kernel6-1.jpg (2.03 MB)

Step 3
On the other half of the avocado draw the hollow from the kernel with G64 and BR846-2.jpg (2.05 MB)

Step 4
Add cast shadows with CG4 and CG2. Use O72 to add brightness to the kernel and bring some contrast to the skin with BG206-3.jpg (2.62 MB)

Step 5
Add some texture to the pulp with BG93. Use the same color for the cast shadow6-4.jpg (2.66 MB)

Step 6
Show some details on the kernel and on the skin using a white gel pen. Avocado is done!6-5.jpg (2.66 MB)

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