How to Draw a Dandelion

Dandelion+Journal-1024x864I wanted to use new gel pens in my art journal class, and some dandelion doodles got me experimenting. The trick is to draw them in a very orderly and symmetrical manner. I think my step-by-step process shown above will help even the young draw very round and delicate flowers.

1. Start with a light pencil circle drawing, possible from tracing a bottle or jar. Mine is 2″ diam.
2. Using a pen, follow the steps shown above.
3. When complete, erase the circle guide line.

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