How do you draw a simple leaf?
Start by drawing a long line for your stem, then begin your leaf shape about 1/3 of the way up from the bottom of that line. Curve out and upward, creating a point at the top above where your original line ended. Then, curve back down to meet the beginning of your shape.
What is a simple leaf?
: a leaf whose blade is not divided to the midrib even though lobed — compare compound leaf.