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Welcome to the beginner’s guide to drawing apple blossoms! Delicate and full of charm, apple blossoms are a wonderful subject for artists of all levels. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to refine your floral drawing skills, this tutorial will provide you with the steps and techniques needed to capture the beauty of apple blossoms on paper.

In this guide, we’ll take you through a step-by-step process to draw apple blossoms with ease. From understanding the basic shapes and structure of the petals to adding intricate details that bring your blossoms to life, you’ll learn valuable techniques that can be applied to draw various floral subjects.

Grab your drawing supplies and let your creativity bloom as we embark on this artistic journey together. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll have the confidence and skills to create stunning apple blossom drawings that capture the essence of these lovely springtime flowers. Let’s begin!

Let's gather our supplies:

In order to be successful in the completion of the tutorials, you will need a few supplies. 

There is an option to do a simple drawing of flowers or you can follow further along and actually color the flowers in using watercolor paints. 

  1. Sketchbook: There is no right or wrong sketchbook. Depends what you like, if you are feeling fancy then you can get a Moleskine, but there are plenty of other more affordable options if you are just starting out like this one on Amazon . 
  2. Pencils:  Staedtler Mars pencils have always been my go to and favorite of all time. I have been using them since I went to art school. Some artists love to use a mechanical pencils to have thin and precise line, that is also absolutely up to you and you preference. I’d recommend this one. 
  3. Eraser: As a beginner, it is crucial to have a good eraser to remove all of your mistakes. I like to have 2 earsers on me, one kneaded eraser from Faber-Castell and another normal one. 
  4. Sharpener: Because if you want to have those fresh and crisp lines, you will need to have your tools sharpened and ready to go. I recommend this one. 
  5. Book: It is a full guide from the artist on how to draw the flowers, where you can learn how to draw flowers off screen and in no time become a pro. Get the book now.

Apple Blossom

Apple blossoms look stunning when we take pictures of them and post them on our insta feeds.

But, they might seem so hard to actually draw. 

Some more steps will be shown for you by the artist on how to do that drawing really really well. 

How to draw Apple Blossom?

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As you will know that apple blossoms actually have a few things that you need to draw: the flower, the bud as well as leaves.

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If you want to do them in watercolor then make sure that you check out this image and use it as a point of reference for when you will be ready to color it all in. 

How to draw main & sub flowers?

When drawing, you will have the main flower and a sub-flower. 

The main flower will be the center of attention for the viewer. It will be where if you draw it well enough, the rest of the flowers if not done as well as you would have hoped, would still look pretty good.

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How to place the flowers?

As we discussed previously, drawing an apple tree blossom has several components to it. 

How you place the flower on a tree branch will make all the difference. Use it as refrence. 

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How to draw leaves?

In order to make an apple blossom the most realistic, if your leaves vary it will always create a result that you like. This is why add in the variety of closed and fully open leaf.

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Apple Blossom Drawing Inspiration:

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If you follow the instructions, you will be able to create this epic flower drawing!

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If you have enjoyed this tutorial, then do not forget to check out the book where you will have all of the tutorials at your fingertips by the artist. She did such an amazing job in my opinion. 

In Drawing and Painting Beautiful Flowers, discover how to draw flowers such as cosmos, hibiscus, canola, lily of the valley, hydrangea, foxglove, and more from various angles, and learn about perspective and shading. Once you have the skills to draw a single flower, learn how to draw groupings and wreaths. Mix in leaves and smaller flowers to create a variety of looks.