Drawing – Vine Tomatoes Part 1

So at first, I was intimidated, and a little concerned that I had angered my drawing teacher, Laurie, because she recently told me to draw this…

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What the hell! Tomatoes, lots of them, with the vines attached. As the sweat began to bead on my forehead, she showed me in her Mr Miyagi way that to draw a a batch of vine wrapped tomatoes, I simply had to combine all my past lessons of what seemed like an endless array of geometric shapes – spheres, cones, cylinders – into one drawing. I guess she was right because in short order I came up with this…

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I’m pleasantly surprised with the results and actually look forward to working in the rest of the tomatoes, well, most of them. Whoda thunk that drawing fruit could be so fun.

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