Today we will show you how to draw an apple and colorize it with realistic shadows and highlights. However, if you want to draw a cartoon apple, we start off showing you that way first...then move on to more realistic painting and shading techniques. . Learn how to draw an apple with the following simple step to step tutorial.
We have already posted an article about shading cartoons and comics...so you can consider this part 2 of the cartoon shading tutorials. This article will discuss sketching simple objects and people in different positions in relation to a light source and how it affects the shadows and shading of that subject.
Shadows are dark tones which result from some object being in the direct path of light, while shading in a drawing represents the tones on an object that vary from dark to light according to the way the light strikes it. Though comic pictures seldom need any elaborate use of shadows, the forms of figures and objects are brought out effectively by shadows if drawn correctly.