How to draw a water lily and pad

Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw the stem of the water lily.

Step 2

Draw an oval for the pad and add a line through it. Sketch the central part of the flower.

Step 3

Add a guideline of the area in which to place the petals. Add guidelines for some petals.

Step 4

Sketch one row of petals. Add a curved line to the pad. Draw an oval inside the bigger one.

Step 5

Delineate the front petals. Add guidelines for the rear ones. Draw the shape of the pad in more detail.

Step 6

Continue adding the rest of the petals and guidelines.

Step 7

Finish with the petals. Work on the figure, paying attention to detail.

Step 8

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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Lena London
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