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How to Draw a Sunflower

Drawing a realistic flower can be quite a tricky job, as imitating the shape of the petals does not always come naturally. Be it a rose, a daisy or a sunflower, each one has its unique appearance and color pattern. Given below is a simple step-by-step instruction for a neat sunflower with a little leaf.

Step 1

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 1

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 1

Begin by drawing a large oval, followed by a smaller one inside the first one. Then, draw two straight lines, cutting each other at a 90° angle at the center of the circles.

Step 2

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 2

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 2

Now see the picture to draw the petals around the smaller circle, keeping them within the line drawn for the outer circle.

Step 3

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 3

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 3

Work on the rest of the petals in the similar manner.

Step 4

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 4

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 4

You must have noticed how sunflowers have multiple layers of petals? So, it’s time to draw some partially visible petals behind the ones you just drew. Also, fill the center disk with dots to make it look realistic.

Step 5

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 5

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 5

Next, carefully erase the circles and straight lines drawn for the outlines of your sunflower. Use the extended line below the flower to make the stalk.

Step 6

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 6

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 6

See the picture to draw the simple leaf with its veins.

Step 7

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 7

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 7

Check for any left out lines from the outline drawing and erase them to finish your sunflower.

Step 8

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 8

How to Draw a Sunflower Step 8

Here comes the fun part as you will now fill the flower with the suitable shades of bright yellow, chocolate brown and green. Use the picture as your guide.

How to Draw a Sunflower Step by Step

How to Draw a Sunflower Step by Step

So, here you learnt to draw a sunflower. Check out the tutorial for drawing a rose an you can then start working on your own picture of a bright and colorful flower garden.


Published by on March 18th 2015. Filed under Drawing

 

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