How to draw a water lily and pad
Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw the stem of the water lily.
Draw an oval for the pad and add a line through it. Sketch the central part of the flower.
Add a guideline of the area in which to place the petals. Add guidelines for some petals.
Sketch one row of petals. Add a curved line to the pad. Draw an oval inside the bigger one.
Delineate the front petals. Add guidelines for the rear ones. Draw the shape of the pad in more detail.
Continue adding the rest of the petals and guidelines.
Finish with the petals. Work on the figure, paying attention to detail.
Contour the water lily and the pad, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail. Erase all guidelines.
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