# Just about the complex: how to draw a lily

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The big way starts with the first step, and if youwant to draw flowers, it's best to start with simple sketches. Want to know how to draw a lily? Look, repeat, improve skills and excel the teacher!

Lesson # 1: how to draw a lily with a pencil

Step 1

By lightly pressing a pencil on paper, draw a circle, indicating the place where the charming flower head will be located.

Divide the circle into three unequal parts asshown in the figure. You should get a drawing resembling a Mercedes-Benz branded car badge, but in our case the rays go beyond the circle. Note that the rays are shifted from the center upwards and to the side. Indeed, creativity called "how to draw a lily" does not require mathematical measurements and exact repetitions. Any digression is a creative interpretation, allowing to create a unique drawing.

Step 2

From the center of the "meeting" of the three rays, draw the firstflower petals. Let them be elongated, leaf-shaped. If your hand is trembling, it will be even more effective than on the sample, because you will get a terry lily. Believe the experience of the master, who knows exactly how to draw a lily.

Step 3

Draw three more petals that are behindfirst. Their outlines, reminiscent of the curved gates on the football field, rather than the floral elements, will nevertheless perfectly convey the shape of gracefully arched petals, as if they are trying to meet you. This effect will emphasize a few strokes on each newly painted petal.

Step 4

So, draw the lily step by step. Add some distinctive details of the flower. Namely: notice which stamens the lily has, how many of them and how they are located in the figure. Draw the same on your. Add a few extra strokes on the petals. It is these small, imperceptible at first glance, details that will give the figure a bulge, a natural look and a much desired volume.

Step 5

All you need to do now is circledrawing in simple pencil. Now it became obvious that some auxiliary lines are unnecessary. Take the softest eraser that you have, and ruthlessly erase all that is superfluous.

We do not doubt that you liked the lungstep by step guide how to draw a lily - one of the most beautiful flowers in the world. A little sorry that the lesson quickly ended? Then we turn to the second lesson, slightly complicating the task.

Lesson number 2: two beautiful lilies

Step 1

Make sketches of two circles, locations of buds. Apply six lines, future petals, mark the stems and leaves:

Step 2

Form the petals:

Step 3

Add new details to the picture:

Through these details, the nature of the flowers is clearly manifested, in which lilies are easily guessed.

Step 4

After detailing the flower heads, go to the drawing of the stems and leaves.

Step 5

Circle the main lines with a confident outline and erase the rough lines.