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Welcome to the wonderful world of drawing cosmos flowers! Whether you’re a novice artist or seasoned sketcher, this guide will walk you through the steps to create captivating cosmos flower illustrations.

Cosmos flowers are known for their delicate petals and vibrant colors, making them a favorite subject for artists. In this tutorial, we’ll cover everything from sketching the basic shapes of cosmos flowers to adding intricate details that bring them to life on paper.

Grab your sketchbook and your favorite drawing tools, and let’s embark on this creative journey together. By the end, you’ll be amazed at the beauty you can capture with your cosmos flower drawings. Let’s get started!

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.

Cosmos Flower

The next flower tutorial on our list is how to draw a cosmos flower.

This is such a simple and unique flower that you will love to draw as it looks incredible wherever you will decide to put it. 

How to draw a cosmos flower?

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Getting the outline right for the flower is the most crucial step when it comes to doing the design. 

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Step 1: Create a rough outline of the flower. 

Step 2: In the place of the outline, add in the petals of the flower.

Step 3: Finalise the design and erase unnecessary lines.

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Here, is another great tutorial of how you can draw the flower looking from the bottom of it. 

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Here, is another great tutorial of how you can draw the flower looking from the bottom of it. 

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This is a tutorial of a more open cosmos flower. 

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By following those instructions this is what you will be able to create. 

How to paint a cosmos flower?

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Add a splash of watercolor to your drawings and it can be a perfect painting idea that you can hang on the wall or even give as a gift it turns out well. 

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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.