How to Draw a Cosmos Flower

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

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

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cosmos Flower

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

Cosmos Flowers step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cosmos outline by drawing the fuzzy center of the first flower. Use a series of small, connected, "U" shaped lines to enclose the round shape.

Then, extend pairs of lines to outline the ray flowers or petals. Connect each pair of lines with a wavy line.

Next, draw a "V" shaped stem using pairs of curved lines. One branch of the stem should support the first blossom.

Easy Cosmos Flower Drawing - Step 2

Cosmos Flowers step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Continue drawing ray petals around the center of the flower. Use two curved lines for the sides, connected by a wavy line at the end.

Easy Cosmos Flower Drawing - Step 3

Cosmos Flowers step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Finish drawing petals around your first flower, then draw another flower at the top of the remaining stem.

Again, use a wavy line to enclose the circular center. Then extend pairs of curved lines connected by wavy lines to form the petals.

Easy Cosmos Flower Drawing - Step 4

Cosmos Flowers step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Complete the circuit of petals around the second flower. Use curved lines for the sides of the petals, connected by wavy lines on the ends.

Easy Cosmos Flower Drawing - Step 5

Cosmos Flowers step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw another stem using a pair of long curved lines. Enclose a round flower center above it using a wavy line.

Begin drawing petals around the flower's center. For each petal, extend two curved lines and connect them on the end with a wavy line.

Easy Cosmos Flower Drawing - Step 6

Cosmos Flowers step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Continue drawing petals until you have completed the third flower. Then begin drawing the lacy leaves, erasing as necessary.

Extend pairs of curved lines from the sides of the stem, sometimes, allowing them to branch into a "Y" shape.

Easy Cosmos Flower Drawing - Step 7

7. Extend more pairs of curved lines from the stems. Draw smaller pairs of lines or "Y" shapes branching off of them.

Add More Details to Your Cosmos Flower Picture - Step 8

Cosmos Flowers step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Continue to sketch the branching "Y" shaped leaves. From one of the flowers, extend a pair of curved lines to form another stem.

At its top, use curved lines to draw a tulip shape. These are the leaflike sepals at the base of an unopened flower.

Complete the Outline of Your Cosmos Flower Drawing - Step 9

Cosmos Flowers step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Use overlapping curved lines to draw two curved layers of the unopened flower. Then, detail the cosmos flowers with small "U" shaped lines in their centers and longer curved lines along their petals.

Color Your Cosmos Flower Drawing

Cosmos Flowers step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your cosmos outline is now complete. Color your cartoon flowers. Cosmos come in many, many colors. The centers are usually yellow but are sometimes red.

The ray petals can be orange, purple, pink, with, or red. Many have darker shades around the centers or at the tips of the petals.

For more great really easy drawing tutorials, see the collection of Easy Really Easy Drawings for Kids.

Easy, step by step Cosmos Flower drawing tutorial
How to Draw a Cosmos Flower

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Learn More About The Cosmos Flower Drawing

Cosmos are small, daisy-like flowers native to the tropical regions of the Americas.

They are cultivated in gardens around the world; you can add a cosmos drawing to your sketchbook with the help of this easy, step-by-step flower drawing tutorial.

Like sunflowers, each cosmos bloom actually consists of many small flowers. The fuzzy center is made up of disk flowers. The larger petals are called ray flowers.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

Cosmos have narrow, branching, fern-like leaves similar to another American wildflower, the California poppy.

You can explore more members of this flower family when you learn how to draw a sunflower or complete this daisy drawing.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw a Petunia or Morning Glory Drawing tutorials.

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