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How to Draw a Hydrangea

With this easy step-by-step tutorial on how to draw a hydrangea, you will draw a very beautiful flower in just nine steps.

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how to draw a hydrangea step by step

In this tutorial, I want to show you how to draw a hydrangea. This is a very beautiful flower that has a lush inflorescence. Hydrangea will become a real decoration of any personal plot, garden, park, or alley. Also, hydrangea can be grown in your home. Such a plant can decorate any interior. This plant is unpretentious and does not need special care.

Hydrangeas are of different types, which differ in size, color, and shape of the inflorescence. Hydrangea can be white, pink, blue, lilac, purple, yellow-green. In the picture, you can see a beautiful purple hydrangea. You can color your flower in the same color, or you can use any other shade.

The hydrangea inflorescence consists of a large number of small flowers. The leaves have a beautiful oval shape. You will depict all this in your drawing.


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Time needed: 20 minutes

How to Draw a Hydrangea

  1. Draw two small flowers.

    Hydrangea flowers have four rounded petals.how to draw a hydrangea easy

  2. Depict three flowers.

    Add three more flowers on different sides.how to draw a hydrangea flower

  3. Add another flower.

    Sketch out one larger flower at the bottom.how to draw a realistic hydrangea

  4. Draw more flowers.

    Add three small flowers on opposite sides of the inflorescence.how do you draw a hydrangea purple

  5. Draw the rest of the flowers.

    Add four more small flowers on opposite sides of the inflorescence.hydrangea drawing easy

  6. Sketch out the outline of the flower.

    Depict a wavy line around the inflorescence.hydrangea drawing simple

  7. Depict the stem and two leaves.

    Draw a smooth line down from the inflorescence and add two leaves on the sides.hydrangea drawing tutorial

  8. Sketch out more leaves.

    At the bottom of the stem, add two more leaves.drawing hydrangea flower

  9. Color the hydrangea.

    Use green for the leaves and purple for the inflorescences.hydrangea flower drawing

The hydrangea is ready! You can draw such a beautiful flower on a postcard for your friends or make a beautiful still life. If you liked the lesson, then you can leave your feedback in the comments. At the same time, write down what other flowers do you like? When creating new interesting lessons, I will take into account your wishes.

Finally, I suggest you download the PDF file, which contains a short version of the tutorial and some useful tools. This will help you return to the lesson at any convenient time.

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