How to Draw Garlic

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

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

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Garlic

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

Garlic step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the garlic outline by drawing individual cloves. For the first clove, draw a large "U" shaped line. Then, draw another curved line overlapping the first.

Easy Garlic Drawing - Step 2

Garlic step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw more garlic cloves on each side of the first two. Use overlapping curved lines. Notice how each set of lines becomes a little longer, forming the neck of the garlic.

Easy Garlic Drawing - Step 3

Garlic step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Connect the sides of the garlic neck using a curved line, and contour it using additional curved lines. At the bottom of the bulb, use a series of short curved lines to enclose the bushy shape of the roots. Extend a long curved line from the side of the garlic to begin sketching a second bulb.

Easy Garlic Drawing - Step 4

Garlic step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw the opposite side of the bulb using a long curved line. Contour one of the cloves with an additional curved line. Use a series of short lines that meet at jagged points to enclose the roots.

Easy Garlic Drawing - Step 5

Garlic step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Connect the neck of the garlic and contour the cloves using curved lines of various lengths.

Easy Garlic Drawing - Step 6

Garlic step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw a single clove of garlic disconnected from the bulbs. Use a long curved line and double it back upon itself. Notice how the lines meet at a point at one end.

Easy Garlic Drawing - Step 7

Garlic step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Detail the garlic clove by drawing a curved line along its side. Then, draw another clove. Again, use a curved line and double it back on itself, allowing the lines to meet at a point.

Add More Details to Your Garlic Picture - Step 8

Garlic step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Contour the clove with a curved line, then draw another one partially hidden behind it. Use a long curved line, allowing the ends to meet at a point.

Complete the Outline of Your Garlic Drawing - Step 9

Garlic step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw an oval at the back of the garlic clove. Texture the skin of the cloves with curved lines.

Your garlic outline is complete.

Color Your Garlic Drawing

Garlic step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Color your garlic cartoon. Most garlic is white or cream in color. Some are purplish, as are the loose cloves in our illustration. Sometimes garlic is aged to produce flavorful black cloves.

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

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As you follow the steps below, you will notice that the garlic bulbs are roughly teardrop shaped. Each bulb consists of overlapping lines to indicate the individual cloves - some of which you see laying in front of the garlic bulbs.

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