How to draw a cross section of a cell

Artist: Joeman / January 26, 2014

Step 1.

First, draw an outline of the cell.

Step 2.

Next draw the nucleus and the nucleolus.

Step 3.

Next, draw the details within the nucleus.

Step 4.

Draw some of the rough endoplasmic reticulum (the ribosomes will be drawn later). Then draw in the mitochondria, the smooth endoplasmic reticulum, and the centrioles.

Step 5.

Then draw the ribosomes in the cell (make lots of dots around the cell).

Step 6.

Then draw the spikes off the cell membrane.

Step 7.

Tidy it up a bit and then you have finished.

Step 8.

Shade the nucleus and the nucleolus. Give the appearance of the nucleolus as it is a sphere Give the shade some smudge.

Step 9.

Shade and smudge the different cell organelles.

Step 10.

Shade the spikes and then shade and smudge the cell membrane. Then you have completed shading and smudging the cell.

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Artist: Joeman
Date Added: January 26, 2014
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Description: For this you will need a HB pencil, something for smudging (E.g. tissue) and a rubber.