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Welcome to the beginner-friendly guide on how to draw flowers! Whether you’re picking up a pencil for the first time or looking to add floral sketches to your drawing skills, this article is the perfect starting point.

We’ll show you how to draw 12 different types of flowers, ranging from the exotic blooms of Hawaii and the tropics to traditional favorites like roses and tulips.

Our step-by-step instructions make drawing flowers simple and accessible, ensuring that anyone can create beautiful flower drawings with ease. We’ll cover everything from basic shapes to adding details that bring your flowers to life.

So, grab your drawing supplies, and let’s start this creative journey together. By the end of this guide, you’ll be amazed at the beautiful flower drawings you can create!

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.


According to FTD.com “The camellia is native to China where it has a rich national history, particularly in the southwest region.

Here, camellia flowers grow wild and during the early spring entire fields will be covered in colorful camellias. Camellias are also a highly respected flower in Japan, and is often referred to as the Japanese rose.”

How to draw Camellia?

Learning how to draw a Camellia flower is easy when you are following the steps. They do have a lot of petals what can seem a little bit overwhelming. 

Step 1: To get it looking as realistic as possible, make sure to start with the basic outline of the flower. There will be approximately where the biggest petals will be. 

Draw the middle in the shape of a cylinder shape. From there, you will start placing other petals. 

Step 2: From the middle, start adding more petals. That way you will be able to build up such a complex flower with a lot of ease. 

Step 3: Erase the unccessary lines and add in the last few petals that will make your flower looking very epic and the flower drawing easy.

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There are different types of flowers that when you are drawing as a bouquet will look very well when put together. 

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How to paint Camellia in watercolor?

No doubt when you add in the color, flowers look incredible. It will help you create a stunning painting with different variety. 

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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.