A painting or drawing of a group of inanimate objects contrived by the artist according to some theme, either symbolic or merely aesthetic.
Select items to use in a still life ( you can look around the room to take objects)
Select a place to put your items and fix it according the design that you want to get.
(You can create shadows putting a lamp on the items)
Once the shape and proper proportions are achieved, you may being shading in each object using drawing techniques.
Observe and use as many tonal values as needed.
Highlight most be left white, or an eraser must be use to create a smooth texture surfaces.