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How to draw a Lily of the valleys from nature



We‘ve seen lilies of the valleys  hundred of times and know what they look like. Or we think we know. Large dark green leaves and small flowers  like white bells.

Though…. the bluebells resemble bells. So , let’s draw a Lily of the valleys from nature, and not by vague memories.
Lilies of the valleys photo
How to draw a Lily of the valleys  step by step? How? – And here so – to start with general sketch  drawing.
Lily of the valleys  generalsketch
Once we have determined the location and size of leaves and stems,  we can add flowers. Let us denote them by small circle.
Lily of the valleys  outline
Now I will  draw with pencil and markers, because without color Lily of the valley looks pale and uninteresting.
Lily of the valleys step by step
It’s time to take a closer look at the structure of the flowers:
Lily of the valleys flowers
Well, yes, they are similar to bells,but  more to jingles.The сorolla of each flower is composed of six fused petals forming a sphere and only the ends of the petals slightly folded outward.
Flowers drawing
We are lazy,of course, to draw so much detail in each flower , and besides, they turned to the viewer in different ways. But conscience does not allow just churning out the same patterns, we will honestly draw how flowers look really:
Lily of the valleys  drawing
And next interesting thing is to paint the leaves:
Lily of the valleys drawing 13
That was my story about how to draw a Lily of the valleys from nature.



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