Sketching a Fairy Forest
Forests are filled with life, which in a world of fairies, spirits and other magical beings can easily be alive. This is why I will often draw plants as being living beings. Two ways to approach this is to draw hyper organically, with plant like elements or to draw the image boldly graphically. Selling such fairies as living and emotional beings can be challenging. In most cases it’s best to allow these beings to blend into the background of the story. One of the most important things you can do to draw spiritual beings is to understand fairy mythology
Bringing plants inside for holidays (May day and Christmas for example) was a way to bring forests spirits into a home for good luck. These fairies would hide among the plants.