How to Draw a Cauliflower

Learn how to draw a great looking Cauliflower with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Cauliflower.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cauliflower

How to Draw a Great Looking Cauliflower for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Cauliflower step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Draw the first of the wavy, triangular leaves. Outline the leaf using two wavy lines that meet at a sharp point. Then, use overlapping curved lines to draw the bottom of the leaf and the thick central vein.

Easy Cauliflower Drawing - Step 2

Cauliflower step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw another, longer leaf alongside the first. Use overlapping wavy lines to form the back of the leaf and the thick central vein. Then, draw the front side of the leaf using another wavy line, allowing it to meet the others at a sharp point.

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Easy Cauliflower Drawing - Step 3

Cauliflower step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw a segment of the cauliflower, using overlapping curved lines. Then, begin drawing the curled third leaf. Use a long curved line that twists and turns back upon itself, again and again, then another such line - allowing them to meet and overlap.

Easy Cauliflower Drawing - Step 4

Cauliflower step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw the branching veins of the large leaf. Use pairs of long curved lines and "V" shaped lines. Outline the top of the leaf with another wavy line.

Easy Cauliflower Drawing - Step 5

Cauliflower step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Enclose the top of the cauliflower outline. Use two series of curved lines of various lengths. Connect them in the center by allowing them to overlap with a third series of lines.

Easy Cauliflower Drawing - Step 6

Cauliflower step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Begin to texture the bulbous vegetable. Use several series of connected curved lines, both within the outline and along its edges. Also, draw individual "U" shaped lines.

Easy Cauliflower Drawing - Step 7

Cauliflower step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Continue to texture the surface of the cauliflower by drawing individual curved lines and curved lines in series.

Add More Details to Your Cauliflower Picture - Step 8

Cauliflower step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Continue to texture the vegetable by drawing groupings of small "U" shaped lines.

Complete the Outline of Your Cauliflower Drawing - Step 9

Cauliflower step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Texture the leaves, extending curved lines from the central veins to indicate auxiliary veins.

Your cauliflower outline is now complete.

Color Your Cauliflower Drawing

Cauliflower step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Color your realist cauliflower. Typically, the cauliflower itself is white, and its leaves are green. Some varieties of cauliflower can be light green or even purple!

For more great plant drawing tutorials, see the collection of Beginner Plant Drawing Tutorials.

Easy, step by step Cauliflower drawing tutorial
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Learn More About The Cauliflower Drawing

Would you like to learn how to draw a cauliflower? This easy, step-by-step vegetable drawing tutorial is here to show you how.

Take a look at the cauliflower illustration, below. What does it look like to you? A fluffy cloud? A wooly sheep?

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Like broccoli, cauliflower is actually a flower that has not developed fully. With each step below, you will add lines to form the cauliflower's triangle-shaped leaves and irregular, wavy head.

Do you like to play with your food? Try drawing a face on your finished drawing! You can check out this smiling potato for more inspiration.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw Peas or Eggplant drawing tutorials.

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