How to Draw an Iris in 5 Steps

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Much like a poppy, an iris is a showy flower. It is grown as an orna­mental plant in gard­ens, and colors range from purple and sky-blue to yellow and a rare red.

In this section, we'll show you how to draw the above iris. 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.