How To Draw Lotus: Easy Step-By-Step Guide

Also known as water lily, lotus is an aquatic plant in the family Nelumbonaceae. This beautiful flower has large petals and blooms in different colors, such as pink, yellow, white, red, blue, and purple. If you want to know how to draw a lotus flower easily, you are at the right place.

The lotus flower is easy to draw and is perfect for your child to learn drawing. We share easy ways to draw a lotus using illustration in this post. Grab drawing paper, pencils, a sharpener, an eraser, color pencils, or watercolors.

For simple lotus flower drawing, you will need:

  • A drawing paper
  • Pencils
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener
  • Color pencils or watercolors

How To Draw A Lotus Flower Step By Step

Let’s begin the lotus flower drawing tutorial.

[ Read: How To Draw A Rose ]

Step 1: The first step to draw lotus flowers is to begin with a teardrop, as shown in the picture. This will be the bud of your lotus flower.

Step 2: Draw the petals of lotus on the right side of the bud. For petals, draw a freehand teardrop egg and keep it slightly pointed at the top. Make sure you draw only half of the teardrop enclosing with the bud.

Step 3: Repeat drawing a similar petal on the left side. Each petal can be marginally different from the other.

Step 4: Now draw an additional layer of the petal to give the lotus drawing a fuller look.

Step 5: Draw another petal on the left side.

Step 6: In this step, we teach you how to draw lotus leaf. Draw the leaves on the bottom of the bud. As shown in the picture, keep the leaf smaller in size from the petals but the shape of leaves remains the same.

Step 7: Draw two more leaves on either side of the first leaf. Start the leaves from the corner of the first leaf and extend to the petals.

Step 8: To finish the lotus drawing, add a stem to the flower. Begin drawing the stem from the bottom of the leaves, as illustrated in the picture.

Step 9: Bring your lotus flower to life by coloring it in beautiful floral shades.

[ Read: Paper Flowers For Kids ]

Lotus drawing for kids can be made more interesting by adding a little pond under the flower, starting from the leaves to the bottom of the canvas. It is easy to draw lotus flower and with a little practice, your kid can master it.

Share your kid’s experience of lotus flowers drawing, in the comments section below.

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Harshita is a graduate in commerce and holds a PG Diploma in Patent and Copyrights Law from NALSAR University. She has also pursued CA and has more than three years of internship experience in auditing. Her love for travelling has taken her to various parts of the world, and writing the travelogues was what brought out her love for content writing.... more