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Welcome to the beginner’s guide on how to draw snowdrops! Delicate and enchanting, snowdrops are some of the earliest flowers to bloom in spring, symbolizing hope and renewal. Whether you’re a novice artist or seasoned sketcher, this tutorial will walk you through the steps to create beautiful illustrations of these graceful flowers.

In this guide, we’ll explore the art of drawing snowdrops step by step. From capturing the slender stems and bell-shaped blooms to mastering the intricate details of their petals and foliage, you’ll learn techniques that will help bring these elegant flowers to life on paper.

Grab your favorite drawing tools, find a comfortable space, and let’s embark on this artistic journey together. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be amazed at how you can capture the delicate beauty of snowdrops with your own artwork. 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.

11. Snowdrops

Snowdrops are great when it comes to decorating anything from a card to creating a very cool painting that you can hang on the wall.

how to draw snowdrops?

In this video it will be much easier to copy the steps and take a sneak behind the whole process as it is no doubt that learning how to draw flowers with a video is much more insightful than just drawing on paper. 

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Snowdrops are much easier as flowers to draw as when they are broken down into 3 easy steps that you can follow. 

Start by drawing a rough outline of where the whole snowdrop flower circumference will be. 

Next,  start adding in the petal details. After, add in the further flower leaves that are missing. 

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Drawing the snowdrop flowers from the side is actually a great way to add variety to your drawing. When your drawing has more complexity to it, it makes you seem more advanced than you actually are at art. 

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Now you can add in some leaves as they will make the whole drawing look much more natural. 

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How to paint snowdrops in watercolor?

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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.