HOW TO PAINT MONSTERA LEAF?

Here is the step by step guide on how to draw a tropical monstera leaf. Added to it, a little detail on this tropical tree. Read ahead.

HOW TO DRAW TROPICAL MONSTERA LEAF?

Hello, friends!! In this post, I have explained my obsession on these tropical MONSTERA leaves. The leaves are trending these days, marking summer vibes around. This short post includes a little story on the tropical leaf and a quick video of how I paint it.

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Simple painting of a monstera leaf

ALL ABOUT MONSTERA!

MONSTERA tree is a tropical habitat, mostly found in Hawaii,  Mexico, Seychelles. It is actually called as “Monstera deliciosa”. The story behind this name is that the fruits of the trees are edible and delicious, so “deliciosa” also the tree grows gigantic, hence the name “monstera”.

This tropical tree has different names in different areas like,

  • Swiss cheese plant
  • Monstereo
  • Fruit salad tree
  • Monster fruit and so many.

BEST & SIMPLE WAY TO DRAW MONSTERA LEAF

Requirements
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Basic requirements
Steps for drawing this tropical leaf

Monstera leaf can be drawn easily with the following steps.

1. First, draw the outline of the normal leaf.

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A basic outline of the leaf.

2. Now, draw the split midrib in the center.

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Draw the split midrib in the center.

3. With the help of the trace/guide line, draw the splits in the leaf margin.

Draw the splits along the margin.

4. If you leave a space from the curve of the split to the center line, draw the bubbles like this.

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Draw bubbles in the space left.

5. Repeat it on the other side.

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After completing the other side.

6. Finally, your outline of the Monstera leaf is ready.

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Final outline

For writing captions, use a black marker or whatever you like.

For the painting part, click the video below.

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