Learn how to draw a great looking Tulips in a Pot with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.
By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a beautiful Tulips in a Pot.
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Tulips are a type of flower in the lily family. This tulips in a pot drawing is simple and easy for kids and adults alike.
Tulips are flowers with a long history. People likely first kept tulips in the country of Iran about a thousand years ago.
As people traveled, they admired the flowers and brought tulip bulbs home with them. By the 1500s, tulips had traveled to Europe, becoming a major part of the economy.
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Did you know? Tulips were once considered so valuable that a single plant would sell for one year's wages or the price of an entire business!
Tulips may not be that expensive today, but they still look great in your garden or sketchbook.
Potted plants make a nice gift, and so do sketches of them. You can use this cartoon tulips in a pot outline to make a card for someone you love, someone who is sick, for a special occasion, or for any reason you can think of.
If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Simple Flowers in a Vase, Forget Me Not Flowers, and Dogwood Flowers.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Tulips in a Pot
How to Draw a Great Looking Tulips in a Pot for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Begin the tulips in a pot outline by drawing the leaves. For each leaf, draw two curved lines that meet at a point. Notice the extra detail on one of the leaves - the overlapping line that indicates a bend in the leaf.
Easy Tulips in a Pot Drawing - Step 2
2. Draw the first of the cartoon tulips. Extend a pair of lines from between the leaves. Notice how the lines diverge and become wavy near the top. Draw a big "C" shaped line around the lines, crossing the stem and meeting the end of each line. This encloses some of the tulip's petals.
Easy Tulips in a Pot Drawing - Step 3
3. Use overlapping wavy lines to draw more of the flower's petals.
Easy Tulips in a Pot Drawing - Step 4
4. Draw a second tulip blossom. Again, extend a pair of lines from between the leaves. At the top, draw the petals, using wavy, irregular semi-circles.
Easy Tulips in a Pot Drawing - Step 5
5. Draw overlapping wavy lines to complete this tulip's petals. Then, begin drawing the third flower. Extend the two lines of the stem from between the leaves.
Easy Tulips in a Pot Drawing - Step 6
6. Enclose the petals of the third flower using long curved lines.
Easy Tulips in a Pot Drawing - Step 7
7. Add a few more petals to the final flower, using wavy lines to do so. Then, sketch the top of the tulip's pot. Enclose an irregular shape that is rounded on the bottom.
Add More Details to Your Tulips in a Pot Picture - Step 8
8. Use a "C" shaped line and a curved line to create the opening at the top of the flower pot. Then, draw the rounded rectangular base of the pot below it.
Complete the Outline of Your Tulips in a Pot Drawing - Step 9
9. Complete your tulips in a pot outline by drawing more leaves behind the flowers. For each leaf, use two curved lines, and allow them to meet at sharp points.
Color Your Tulips in a Pot Drawing
Color your cartoon flower garden. We've shaded our tulips pink, but these flowers come in an astounding variety of colors.
Red, yellow, green, white, purple, blue, orange - mixtures of colors and shades so dark they appear almost black! Get creative.
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