How to Draw a Sunflower

how to draw a sunflower

The team of shows how to draw a variety of flowers. And in the instruction on how to draw a sunflower, we are going to show how to draw one of the most cheerful flowers. This instruction will be really simple, and even the most inexperienced artist will be able to learn how to draw a sunflower.

We divided this instruction into eight very simple and accessible stages, all the new lines in which we painted red to achieve maximum simplicity.


Step 1

Even the most complex subject begins to be drawn from the simplest geometric shapes. First of all, create the central part of the helianthus in the form of a simple oval.

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Step 2

Now with the help of two long arcuate parallel lines, depict the stalk. Next, depict the branches on which the leaves will be attached.

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Step 3

Now, using a large number of lines, create petals, as is done in the example from the artists of Try to repeat the shape of the petals, as in our picture.

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Step 4

Let’s now depict the lower layer of petals. This layer should be under the layer from the previous stage. Petals are depicted in exactly the same way as in the third stage.

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Step 5

Now create two leaves. They should be long and thin enough, unlike rose or mango leaves. Make the leaves slightly curved and wrinkled.

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Step 6

Now, using a large number of intersecting lines, create a seed texture, as the artists of in the example below did.

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Step 7

Wipe off the guidelines from your artwork, if any. Then, with a dark pencil or ink, trace the artwork so that it looks more clearly and aesthetically.

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Step 8

Now take your favorite art tools and paint the sunflower. Use yellow color for the petals of the plant, brown for the seeds, and green for the stalk.

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We quickly approached the afterword of the instruction on how to draw a sunflower. The team of believes this instruction was incredibly easy. If you think otherwise, then let us know about it. We read all your comments and respond to many of them.

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