How do you shade a flame?
Take the softest pencil and darken the background even more, if you feel it’s possible. This will make the flame even brighter. This is a good place to use a charcoal stick, if you have one—it will give you a nice dark shade without having to draw so much.
How do you draw fire and smoke?
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Flames and Smoke
- Begin by outlining the flames.
- Draw more licking flames, again using curved lines of various lengths.
- Add additional flames to the foreground of your drawing.
- Continue drawing flames using sets of short, curved lines.