Learn to draw a carnation flower step by step for children

Interesting facts about carnation:

  • Carnation  is depicted on the emblem of one of the States of America.
  • In the middle Ages, carnation was considered as a flower of kings and generals. It was also used at coronation ceremonies.
  • The flower is considered to be a protection from evil forces in many countries.
  • And it was called “Zeus flower”during the ancient times.
  • Carnations is a flower for the Victory Day or for the Men’s Day.

Do you want to learn how to draw a flower easily and correctly? Then you’ve come to the right place.

You need:
1

Basis

Draw the auxiliary lines. It will be easier for you to draw the details in such a way.

Basis

2

Flower bud

Draw an open bud on the top of the vertical line. It looks a little bit like a tulip, only the petals are sharp.

Flower bud

3

Petals

Add the petals to the bud, they are of different lengths and end with a small serration.

Petals

Draw the second layer of petals.

Petals

Draw another layer at the bottom in order to make the carnation look voluminous.

Petals

4

Stem

It’s thin. Draw it  in such a way to make the vertical line be inside.

Stem

5

Right side sprout

A side sprout goes from a stem. It’s thinner and shorter.

Right side sprout

6

Leaves

Draw small leaves along the whole stem.

Leaves

7

Bud

Add an unopened bud to the small stem.

Bud

8

Left side sprout

Draw another bud on the left side, but the carnation is half opened now.

Left side sprout

9

Correct the drawing

The last detail is two petals on the main flower. Don’t forget to erase the extra lines.

Correct the drawing

10

Coloring

The flower is ready. Color it in red and pink colors, color the stem and the leaves in green color.

Coloring

11

Collage

Collage carnation flower

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