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How to Draw a Four-Leaf Clover

I am sure that you will like the lesson on how to draw a four-leaf clover, because drawing plants is very interesting, and many artists depict various plants of our planet in their paintings.

The instructions include only eight simple steps and will use simple lines that are not difficult to repeat. You only need to be attentive and accurate at every stage of artwork.

How to draw a Four-leaf clover
How to Draw a Four-leaf clover step by step

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Basic Information on How to Draw a Four-Leaf Clover

Once you master this lesson and learn how to draw a four-leaf clover, you will be able to draw beautiful compositions with this plant. The four-leaf clover has a small thin stem and four identical leaves.

Each leaf has a wide top and a narrow base, so the leaves are heart-shaped. In this lesson, maintain symmetry and make sure the leaves are the same shape and size.

This will be good training for you and in the future you will be able to easily draw any other plants and even floral patterns, where many of the same elements will be present.


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Steps on How to Draw a Four-Leaf Clover

Time needed: 25 minutes

How to Draw a Four-Leaf Clover

  1. Draw the first leaf.

    So, first draw the first clover petal. We don’t create the basic shapes or layouts first, but draw the individual parts of the clover.
    clover drawing tutorial

  2. Draw a second leaf.

    Repeat the previous step and draw another clover petal. This is also very similar to the heart sign, just like the shape from the first step. Pay attention to the distance between the figures.
    How to draw a clover for kids

  3. Add the third leaf.

    Draw the third petal. The sharp parts of all petals should come together in the center and even slightly overlap each other.
    How to draw a clover

  4. Add the fourth leaf.

    Finish drawing the petals. Check the symmetry of the entire design as a whole. Also, check the shapes of the petals and the distance between them.
    Four-leaf clover drawing lesson for kids

  5. Draw the stem.

    First sketch the side lines then the bottom edge with one short line.
    Four-leaf clover drawing tutorial

  6. Make the finishing touches.

    Using smooth short lines, connect all the leaves to each other.
    How to draw a Four-leaf clover easy

  7. Erase the guidelines.

    Then you can outline the clover drawing with darker and sharper lines.
    How to draw a Four-leaf clover for kids

  8. Color the clover.

    Just color your clover green like in my example.
    How to draw a Four-leaf clover

Additional Content

Sometimes you need to go back to a lesson, review all the steps, and do it again. I want to help you find the information you need. To that end, I’ve condensed all the necessary information about this step-by-step guide into one PDF file. The file contains the following useful materials:

  • Drawing lesson
  • Coloring book
  • Trace Worksheet
  • Grid drawing worksheet

Now you can download this PDF file for free on your device and then use it as needed.

Improve Your Artistic Skills

If you want to give your drawing a more realistic look, then follow my tips:

  • Add small veins to the leaves of the four-leaf clover using thin lines.
  • Color the leaves unevenly and use different shades of green, because in real life there are highlights and dark areas on the leaves. In this case, the transition between different shades should be smooth.

I recommend that you practice further and draw a few more leaves of the four-leaf clover. As a result, you will notice that each time the shape of the leaves will be better and the plant in your drawing will look more natural and realistic. Draw as often as possible and gradually improve your artistic abilities.


I hope you did well with this creative challenge. There are many other plants in the world that have similar leaf shapes, and the skills acquired will definitely be useful to you in the future for creating new beautiful designs. You can also draw other plants on my website.

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