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How to Draw a Lily

The lily is a common flower a child comes across almost every day. A drawing tutorial on the pretty blossom could help them learn the basics of drawing any kind of flower.

Step 1: Draw a big circle that surrounds a smaller one that is a little shifted to the right from its center.

How to Draw a Lily Step 1

How to Draw a Lily Step 1

Step 2: Draw three pairs of diagonally opposite curves that act as guides for the petals.

How to Draw a Lily Step 2

How to Draw a Lily Step 2

Step 3: Begin with sketching the first petal that resembles the tapering shape of a leaf with a couple of folds at its base.

How to Draw a Lily Step 3

How to Draw a Lily Step 3

Step 4: Same goes for the second that shows up at a different angle. A double margin at the bottom signifies a fold.

How to Draw a Lily Step 4

How to Draw a Lily Step 4

Step 5: The third one is devoid of a pointed end. It just has a couple of curves in that place.

How to Draw a Lily Step 5

How to Draw a Lily Step 5

Step 6: Now it’s time to draw four long thin filaments topped with oval anthers. Check how they cross each other.

How to Draw a Lily Step 6

How to Draw a Lily Step 6

Step 7: The fourth petal resembles the first two in shape and folds but for the orientation and size.

How to Draw a Lily Step 7

How to Draw a Lily Step 7

Step 8: The fifth petal complements the structure of the third.

How to Draw a Lily Step 8

How to Draw a Lily Step 8

Step 9: Border the flower with an oblong unopened bud on top and slender, curvy leaves at the sides. Note the series of lines running down their bodies.

How to Draw a Lily Step 9

How to Draw a Lily Step 9

Step 10: Finish the last petal that looks like a complement of the first though with a little overlapping. Erase guides and make the center prominent.

How to Draw a Lily Step 10

How to Draw a Lily Step 10

Step 11: You can give the flower a cute pink color and make the leaves green. The filaments look good in green with pink anthers.

How to Draw a Lily Step 11

How to Draw a Lily Step 11

How to Draw a Lily Step by Step

How to Draw a Lily Step by Step

Make the most of an opportunity of not only sharpening your kid’s drawing acumen but also a gain in knowledge on the parts of a flower.


Published by on May 30th 2016. Filed under Drawing

 

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