Learn to draw a lotus flower in stages (+ coloring)

Peole say that the lotus flower brings success and good luck. It’s also considered to be a symbol of purity because it’s born in muddy water and grows clean, without a single spot.

Do you want to teach your child to draw a lotus? Let’s do it together. The children will like it.

You need:
1

We are starting with the petals

The lotus petals are growing in several layers. Draw the first one in the center. The next one will go from him it.

We are starting with the petals

2

Giving the right shape

Add the second petal on the left side. The shape is the same.

Giving the right shape

Then the third one – slightly below and bigger in size.

Giving the right shape

3

Start drawing the right side

Duplicate the details on the right, making them the most similar to the leaves on the left.

Start drawing the right side

4

Continue forming the flower

Gradually we are drawing the next layers of petals.

Continue forming the flower

They all must be oval-shaped and sharp at the top.

Continue forming the flower

5

Finish drawing the Lotus

We are finishing to draw the main part of the flower by adding the last petal in the center.

Finish drawing the Lotus

6

Lower leaves

Now we only need to add the leaves which keep the flower on the water. They don’t let the lotus sink. The leaves’ shape are the same as the shape of the upper petals.

Lower leaves

7

Coloring

The drawing is ready. It’s time to color it. Traditional colors of the lotus are light pink. The leaves are green.

Coloring

Try to color the lotus online:

Choose how you want to paint.

8

Collage of stages of the lotus drawing

Collage of stages of the lotus drawing



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