Be Active - Autumn Shapes

Step 4: Tracery of branches:

After the leaves have dropped you’ll see the shape of the tree or bush and how the branches are formed.

  • Sketch the trees or photograph them


Oak tree:


Oak Tree - Tamzin Forster


Horse Chestnut:


Horse Chestnut Tree


Sycamore tree:

Sycamores have a more bushy form than the Horse Chesnut or Oak Tree.


Sycamore Tree



Other shrubs to look out for are Cotoneaster shrubs . These spread along the ground and form a herringbone pattern with their branches.



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