Landscape Drawings in Photoshop

Would you like to make your own landscape drawings? This lesson will teach you tips and tricks for creating landscape. While it may not be easy at first, we can break down how each landscape elements can be done. Your primary goal is to recreate natural landscape textures.

The methods for painting landscapes are infinite. Not only are there numerous techniques involved, but you need to develop a good sense of space, textures, and color variations. While it may not be easy at first, we can break down how each landscape elements can be drawn.

Your primary goal is to recreate natural landscape textures. There should be some expectations in that you have the basics down like perspective and being familiar with your drawing tools to help you create any landscape drawings.

We will also be focusing on rocks, foliages, snow/deserts, and water. As you work on the textures from learning how to draw landscapes, you will actually begin to develop your own techniques outside of just painting it in.

Elements of landscape drawings

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clouds drawing

Clouds Drawing Guide

This clouds drawing guide will show the common types of clouds we can draw. In addition, the guide will have a quick reference on how to draw clouds of a certain type to give you hints to draw clouds in general. Eventually, you can use the guide to draw a believable sky.

clouds drawing

How to Draw a Leaf

You will need to learn how to draw a leaf in landscape drawings because of the many floral elements that make up a good scenery. The final resulting leaf drawing in this guide should illustrate that even the most detailed drawings can be done with the simplest of drawing tools.

lotus flower drawing

Lotus Flower Drawing

A lotus flower drawing captivates the idea of beauty. With the sheer amount of petals to draw, it is not common to get confused as to which petals are overlapping. In that regard, we will be using the smudge brush to quickly figure out the overlapping petals in the guide on how to draw a lotus.

how to draw mountains

How to Draw Mountains

Would you like to learn how to draw mountains? This guide will show you an effective way to draw a mountain by looking at specific patterns common in rock landscapes. From there, duplicate these textures from the ground up to create wonderful mountain drawings.

Drawings of nature

Drawings of Nature

Drawings of nature is a common motif that holds a lot of value to your audience. Since there are unlimited ways to draw nature, here are just some of the common nature drawings or subjects that you can practice on and explore at your leisure.

rose drawing

Rose Drawing

A rose drawing can have many meanings within us. In this guide, I will teach you how to draw a rose that will look realistic and beautiful so you can create a drawing of a rose on your own to show it to people you care about.

sky drawing

Sky Drawing

This guide will create a beautiful sky drawing from a few sky textures. We are going to use three different types of cloud characteristics for painting the sky: wisp-like cirrus clouds, bunched up cumulus clouds, and fog-like stratus clouds.

how to draw a tree

How to Draw a Tree

Would you like to learn how to draw a tree? This guide will teach you all the necessary steps to draw trees either by itself or have it form a forest. The trick is to divide a tree drawing into three elements: the trunk, the leaves in the back, and the leaves in the front.

how to draw a waterfall

How to Draw a Waterfall

The irony of learning how to draw a waterfall isn't about drawing the waterfall but everything else that surrounds it. Through the use of negative space, find out how to carve a waterfall out of a landscape scenery in this drawing guide.

These lessons will teach you the importance of duplicating textures as it is quite a common technique when drawing in this medium. Not only does it save time, but you can generate more additional textures that weren't normally there and see hidden compositions you may not have thought about.

That alone can net you many different compositions quickly and will allow you to find one that you like. Eventually, the goal is for you to start creating compositions on the fly once you have done enough study and practice.