# How to draw a cherry blossom

**Grid step**

You can print out the base construction lines and start drawing on tracing paper or you can draw the grid layout yourself using the following steps… Show more

1) Draw a rectangle that will define the conditional proportions and boundaries of the chosen drawing.

2) From the middle of the rectangle, draw one vertical and one horizontal line equally dividing the shape.

3) Draw another horizontal line equally dividing the upper half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a horizontal line equally dividing the bottom half of the rectangle.

4) Draw a vertical line equally dividing the left half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a vertical line equally dividing the right half of the rectangle.

**Step 1**

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw smooth light guidelines for a cherry branch. Define the places for the flowers.

**Step 2**

Outline the undetailed shapes of blossom and the branch.

**Step 3**

Draw flower middles and stalks.

**Step 4**

Draw out some petals of open flowers.

**Step 5**

Outline some leaves and sepals.

**Step 6**

Delineate the details of the petals.

**Step 7**

Work on the cherry blossom, adding more details. Draw stamens.

**Step 8**

Contour, trying to vary the thickness and blackness of the line. Draw more details. Erase all guidelines.

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