Flowers are one of the most beautiful parts of nature, so it makes sense that humans are always wanting to draw them! Fortunately, flowers also happen to be one of the easiest things that you can draw.
If you don’t think that’s the case, you just haven’t found the right tutorials. In this list, we will share the best flower tutorials that we have found across the internet.
Whether you are looking to draw flowers to fill your bullet journal or just for general doodling purposes, we hope that these tutorials on how to easily draw a flower will serve you well.
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Tulips are one of the most popular flowers in the world and most closely associated with the Netherlands. We often use the word “tulip” as if it refers to one individual type of flower, but there are actually more than 100 species of tulips in the world. You can draw your very own tulips by following this quick tutorial. The best part about tulips is that they can come in just about every possible color, so you can color it in in any way you would like!
Daffodils are native to both southern Europe and North Africa, but in reality, they can be found all over the world. They are common both as garden flowers and as table flowers, as they are often found in bouquets. Here is a quick way for how you can draw a quick daffodil.
Okay, so maybe this isn’t technically a flower, but we have always thought that dandelions were worth more than being considered weeds! Here is a dandelion tutorial for good measure. This actually shows you how to draw a dandelion that is in the seed stage, which makes it even more unique.
Geraniums are a bit less common than some of the other flowers on this list, but all the while they’re just as beautiful. When people say “geranium”, they are most likely referring to a vast number of species of plants that resemble the beautiful wide leaves of the geranium. They are a common garden plant that can be both annual and perennial. Here’s how to draw them.
No, not that kind of mum — mums are also the name of a beautiful flower! And while they are often given as gifts on Mother’s Day, there are a lot of other uses for mums. They are often used in floral bouquets and can even be used at weddings. Check out how you can easily draw this underrated flower here.
This flower’s name may be hard to say, but that doesn’t mean that it’s hard to draw. Chrysanthemums are actually members of the daisy family and are known for existing in bright, vibrant colors. You can add a touch of color to this easy chrysanthemum tutorial to make your drawing really stand out.
Daisies might just be the easiest flower to draw of all, which is great news because they are absolutely adorable! Even though they are common, there is still something about these beautiful white flowers with the yellow centers that are so nice to look at. Here is an easy way to draw this easy flower.
Marigolds are a favorite flower of gardeners and homeowners everywhere because they are beautiful and easy to care for. They are not the first flower that most people think of when they are setting out to sketch a flower, so when you’re choosing to draw a marigold you’re choosing to stray from the obvious. Here’s a great tutorial.
Hyacinths also have a name that is not easy to say, but they are easy to look at! You can draw yourself a beautiful hyacinth by following the tutorial that can be found here. Fun fact: hyacinths are actually a member of the lily family! They were originally found in western Asia, which is still a part of the world that they are associated with.
Roses are red, violets are blue. The author of this tutorial can draw a rose and so can you! Roses may have thorns, but that doesn’t stop them from being what is most likely the most popular flower in the universe. Give them to your date as a bouquet or gift a beautiful drawing of a rose to someone special.
Easter lilies are absolutely beautiful and are often used as houseplants. However, Easter lilies happen to be incredibly lethal to animals, so they don’t make the best choice for anyone with pets. If you are grappling with the fact that you can’t safely keep an Easter lily, you can console yourself by drawing one based off of this tutorial instead.
African violets are another type of common houseplant and they thrive in high volumes of light. They come in a variety of colors and are relatively easy to take care of. They also happen to be pretty easy to draw — see the proof here in an easy tutorial.
Orchids are beautiful but not the easiest to take care of. Before you go out and buy a pet orchid plant at the store, try your hand at drawing one instead. This one gets a bit tricky, so following a straightforward tutorial like this one is definitely the way to go.
Gerberas are technically a type of daisy. When you really look at a gerbera, it makes sense — they kind of look like a daisy that has used some high-volume shampoo. Gerberas come in a variety of colors and are pretty easy to draw. We are big fans of this tutorial.
You don’t hear about the iris flower that often, and that’s a mighty shame because it’s so beautiful. The flower got its name from the Greek word that’s used for “rainbow”, and some people think that’s because the iris flower is available in so many different colors of the rainbow. Check out how to draw one here.
Carnations are beautiful and also edible! Luckily for you, they happen to also be drawable. Here is an example of how you can easily draw a carnation, though we suggest that you also see out a real carnation and eat it in a dessert for good measure.
One of our favorite parts about the warm seasons is how sunflowers grow so high into the sky! They look beautiful in any garden. Sunflowers are actually pretty easy to draw based off of appearance alone, but it’s okay if you also need a little bit of help knowing where to begin. Here’s a tutorial for you.
Hydrangeas are perfect flowers for windowboxes! They are also perfect flowers to draw, although their large size can make drawing them a bit of a challenge. This instruction manual will show you to draw a hydrangea step by step.
The trillium flower is a lesser-known flower unless you live in Ontario, where it is the designated flower of the province. The trillium flower can be found in the wild around Ontario and those who do come across are sure to be awed by its beauty. Here is how you can draw one.
There is nothing wrong with wanting to draw flowers, even if they are a common go-to. We hope that the flower drawing tutorials on this list have taught you a few of your new favorite doodles that you will enjoy in many drawing sessions to come!