Today I want to tell you how I drew daffodils.
Daffodil drawing tutorial – 1
When just starting to learn to draw it is better to put the depicted object right before your eyes. It will give the opportunity to compare the pattern and nature.
Start drawing from the sketch. On this sketch we specify the size of the whole plant, the direction of the stem, flower size and direction of the petals.
But as we look from the outside, some of the six petals are partially hidden. And they are not flat, their shape resembles a boat.
In the middle of the flower there is a tall conical crown,in which the pistil and stamens are hidden. This crown is yellow.
And petals are white and their paint is not necessary, enough to show light shadows and yellow reflexes. The stem is not all smooth – under the flower there is a small bulge – then there will be a seed box. Under it there is a small leaf-shaped flake.
I don’t think one lesson is enough to get a real skill how to draw a daffodil. And we will continue our studies. I take an other daffodil –it is similar to the first, but also very different.
And here it is:
And now you can find a Narcissus and draw it from life, I hope you will be able to draw better than me.