Carrie L. Lewis, Artist & Teacher

Helping You Create Art You Can be Proud Of

On EmptyEasel: How to Draw Realistic Wood Grain Details with Colored Pencils

Part of drawing weathered wood is knowing how to draw realistic wood grain details.

In this EmptyEasel article, I explain how I do that in a tutorial that includes tips for rendering a few familiar features of weathered wooden boards. It’s not as difficult as you might think if you know what to look for. Read the full article.

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  1. Hi Carrie,

    Thanks for the article on Drawing Wood. It is very helpful.


  2. Now with a project I am doing now I find I need the help of this article. :0)

    Thanks for all you do.


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