How to Draw an Aster

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

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

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing an Aster

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

Aster step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the aster outline by drawing the flower’s center. Use a series of “U” shaped lines to enclose the fuzzy-looking round shape. Then begin drawing the elongated, overlapping, “U” shaped petals.

Easy Aster Drawing - Step 2

Aster step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Continue drawing long, “U” shaped lines to form the flower’s petals.

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Easy Aster Drawing - Step 3

Aster step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Continue to draw the petals of the flower, extending long curved lines from the center and doubling them back on themselves. You can even fill in extra petals between the existing ones if you notice a bare spot.

Easy Aster Drawing - Step 4

Aster step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Use long curved lines to finish drawing the petals of the first flower. Then, draw a second blossom from a different angle.

Again, use connected, curved lines to draw the flower’s center, but leave one side open. Fill the gap with overlapping petals shaped like rounded teardrops.

Easy Aster Drawing - Step 5

Aster step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Continue drawing petals around the flower’s center. Use long, narrow “U” shaped lines or extend lines from the center and double them back on themselves.

Easy Aster Drawing - Step 6

Aster step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Finish drawing the overlapping petals all around the flower’s center. Then, draw two long, curved, parallel lines to form the stem of the second flower.

Easy Aster Drawing - Step 7

Aster step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Erase a small portion of the stem, and extend a pair of curved lines from each opening. On one side, the lines should connect to the first flower.

On the other, use a series of lines to draw a half-circle shape that is jagged on one side. This is the base of a flower bud. Use long curved lines to enclose petals emerging from this sepal.

Add More Details to Your Aster Picture - Step 8

Aster step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Finish drawing the bud’s petals, extending curved lines and doubling them back on themselves. Then, draw a few small leaves along the stem.

First, extend a pair of lines from the stem and allow them to meet at a sharp point. Extend a line from the point to form the leaf vein, and use a curved line to enclose the leaf around it.

Complete the Outline of Your Aster Drawing - Step 9

Aster step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw more leaves emerging from the twigs. For each, extend a curved line for the leaf vein, and enclose the leaf around it. Texture the flower centers with “U” shaped lines.

Color Your Aster Drawing

Aster step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your aster outline is now complete. Color your cartoon flowers. Asters come in many colors.

In the wild, white is probably the most common, followed by light blue and light pink. Cultivated varieties can come in almost any color.

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Learn More About The Aster Drawing

Do you keep a sketchbook of wildflowers you find? If not, you can start right now. This easy, step-by-step aster drawing tutorial will show you how.

Asters are daisy-like flowers, with a round center surrounded by a spray of long, narrow petals. You can learn more about daisy drawing here.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

There are both wild and garden varieties of asters - more than 600 species, in fact. The wild varieties are small, while the cultivated ones have larger, shower flowers.

What else might you find on a wildflower walk? Jot down this dogwood drawing and this poppy drawing to see if you spot them along the way.

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

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