How to Draw a Lily in 5 Steps

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A lily is an h­erbaceous (non-woody) flowering plant that grows from bulbs. It typically­ grows in temperate and sub-tropical regions, but lilies can also grow in most g­ardens or as potted plants.

These fragrant flowers symbolize purity and they bloom in a wide variety of striking colors such as gold, peach, red, green, orange, pink, and even black.

In this section, we'll show you how to draw the above lily. You can draw this flower freehand while looking at your computer monitor or print out this page to get a closer look at each step.

Follow the red lines in each illustration to learn exactly what to draw in that step. The lines drawn in previous steps are shown in gray. Here, we'll show you an illustration of each step and then give you a description of how to draw it.