How to Draw a Lily

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With the help of the lesson on how to draw a lily, you will draw this beautiful flower. This guide is very simple and contains nine steps.

how to draw a simple lily
how to draw a lily step by step

In this tutorial, I will show you how to draw a lily. This bulbous plant is one of the most beautiful in the world. There are many types of lilies and each of them is beautiful in its own way. I think you will enjoy this tutorial and after this lesson, you will have the most pleasant impressions.

The lily has several narrow petals that are turned in different directions and long narrow leaves. There are several long stamens in the center of the flower. You can see all this in the picture. The color of lily petals can be different – white, yellow, orange, red, purple, burgundy. Petals can be monochromatic, or they can consist of several shades that smoothly merge into each other.

You can color your drawing in the same color as in the example, or you can show your imagination and use any other color. You can also add small spots on the petals. Thus, the flower will look more realistic.


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Time needed: 20 minutes.

How to Draw a Lily

  1. Draw the first petal.

    Depict a smooth line of irregular shape, as shown in the to draw a lily flower

  2. Depict the second petal.

    Add another petal to the to draw a lily flower easy

  3. Sketch out the third petal.

    Using smooth lines draw the third petal, which is turned in the opposite to draw a lily flower step by step

  4. Add the fourth petal.

    Depict a smooth line between the petals to make another to draw a lily easy

  5. Draw the last petal.

    Sketch out the widest petal with a smooth to draw a lily art hub

  6. Add the stamens.

    Draw three lines from the center of the flower to create long to draw a beautiful lily

  7. Depict the stem and one leaf.

    Draw the receptacle and part of the stem. Depict the leaf of irregular shape on the to draw a lily for beginners

  8. Add the second leaf.

    Sketch out another narrow leaf to the to draw a cartoon lily

  9. Color the lily.

    Choose green for the stem and leaves, and yellow for the stamens. Use red for the to draw a simple lily

You can practice and draw several lilies of different colors. Try different options, compare it with each other. You can share the results of your work in the comments. I now suggest that you download a PDF that contains a short version of this tutorial.

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