Learn how to draw Sunflower, a great-looking flower, with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions. Great for kids and beginner artists!. Sunflowers have featured prominently in works of art. In addition to depicting the flower itself, Native Americans used its seeds as ornaments.
At the end of the 19th century, the famous painter Vincent Van Gogh created two series of paintings with sunflowers.
Sunflowers were also used extensively in the graphics for Disney’s animated film Pocahantas (1995).
The large, bright flowers grew in popularity as a design element in clothing and home decor during the 1960s and 1970s, and are still used in modern world.
Do you want to add cheerful sunflower patterns to your room, clothes, school supplies or artworks? It’s easier than ever with this simple step-by-step drawing guide.
Step 2: Draw small circles depicting flowers center, you can use small dots to draw it ( called as stippling technique). From the stem draw a few leaves and stalk.
Step 3: Specify with the upper border line for all the petals as shown in the below image. Draw 2 leaves from the smaller flower towards outward.
Step 4: Mark some straight or curved line for petals guideline.
Step 5: Draw detailed petals, try to make them different with each other, only way to look realistic. Also add some leaves on the stalks.
Step 6: Draw second row petals in center of first row.
Step 7: Time to draw petals of the third row in way their tip is visible. Draw finishing lines for stalks and leaves.
Step 8: Contour your drawing by defining the thickness and the shadow of the lines and flowers. Erase all the unnecessary lines and define your strokes and sunflower is ready!
Step 9: Blossom like a sunflower in the garden of art.
How to Draw Bunch of Sunflowers:
Step 1: Start with the center of the large flower and draw 2 circles. A big circle with inside smaller one.
Around this circle draw a series of petals using 2 curved lines closed at a point.
Step 2: In the middle of two petals add some small petals.
Step 3: Use simple lines to draw leaves and stem at the bottom of the flower.
Step 4: Draw 2 small half-circles for the smaller flower.
Step 5: Again draw petal series around the drawn half circles.
Step 6: Draw one more leaf at the bottom and start a smaller flower of all.
Step 7: Complete the smallest flower as well with all the petals and stem.
Step 8: Outline the boundaries and fill in yellow and green colors accordingly.
Step By Step sunflower Drawing:
All you need is a pencil and a piece of paper and maybe an eraser, crayons, colored pencils, markers or paints.
Just follow the instructions in the written steps along with the accompanying illustrations. At each step, new rows are displayed.
You’ll soon be “growing” a whole garden of sunflowers with this simple drawing guide!
Below are the some information about the flower:
- Sunflowers are a familiar sight across much of the world. Its scientific name, Helianthus, can be literally translated as “sunflower flower”, from the Greek words helios (sun) and anthos (flower).
- The sunflower’s name describes this large plant’s behavior as its flowers rotate to follow the sun on its daily march across the sky.
- The yellow flowers are also believed to resemble the sun.
- There are about 70 varieties of sunflowers grown for their beauty and seeds that humans and animals find tasty and nutritious.
- Wild sunflowers are native to North and South America, and the sunflower is one of four agricultural plants domesticated by Native Americans.