How to Draw Candles

How to Draw Candles

By Aaron Rutten

In this tutorial, Painter Master Aaron Rutten shows you how to draw a candle with textured melting wax and a vibrant flame. He offers specific shortcuts and techniques that will help you understand how the professionals do things.

You will learn how Aaron:

  • Begins with a rough sketch
  • Fills in each layer of the image with the appropriate colors, progressively adding detail
  • Makes effective use of transparency and masking to create the light and shading in the candle

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