How to Draw a Tulip in 3 Steps

3. Details and Shading

Because this drawing has very little detail, shading is important. Darken the insides of the leaves with many long, fine lines. Use shorter lines to shade the curves in the outsides of the leaves.

Shade the stems with a few long lines. Shade the petals near the tips and around the bottoms.

Congratulations -- you conquered the tulip in three easy steps! In the next section, learn how to draw a spider plant.


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