Learn to draw a beautiful sunflower for a child (+coloring)

We will demonstrate you how to use the elementary techniques and draw a beautiful sunflower in this article. Even a person who doesn’t have any skills in drawing will cope with this task.You can draw together with your child. You don’t have to draw the flower as it’s shown in the picture. Add the elements, for example draw it in a vase.

This instruction will also help the summer residents who want to draw the sunflowers on a fence or on a wall of the house.

You need:
1

Auxiliary lines

Draw a flower using the squares. It makes the job much easier.

Auxiliary lines

2

Inflorescence

The upper part is very large. Draw it using your compass or encircle a round object of the needed size.

Inflorescence

3

Petals

There are big ligulate flowers on both sides. Start drawing the teardrop-shaped leaves.

Petals

They look like the sun.

Petals

Numerous flowers are placed in a circle.

Petals

4

Stem

It’s time to remove the auxiliary lines. The lower vertical line can be left and used to draw the stem of the flower. The sunflower is a tall plant with a hard stem.

Stem

5

The second layer of the petals

The sunflower’s petals grow on the head of several layers.

The second layer of the petals

The head of the sunflower is transformed and become more voluminous.

The second layer of the petals

6

Leaves

The leaves of the large size are attached to the stem.

Leaves

Their shape resembles the shape of the petals but they are different in size.

Leaves

The edges are sharp. They are separated with the help of the veins in the middle, the leaves get the nutrients through them which come out from the soil to the root.

Leaves

Draw another one on the other side.

Leaves

We’ve got a perfect flower’s shape.

Leaves

7

Seeds

The whole middle part of the flower is covered with the small black seeds. That’s actually why the most people grow these plants on their summer cottages’ plots – to get the harvest in autumn, to get them fried and eat a very useful sunflower seeds then.

Seeds

8

Coloring

You can color them with anything you want – acrylic, watercolors, gouache, crayons, markers.

Coloring

You can color it even online.

Choose how you want to paint.

9

Collage

Collage

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