Below you’ll find an easy step-by-step tutorial for how to draw a Daffodil and a Daffodil Coloring Page. The sunny yellow buttercup color will brighten any day.
Who needs to draw the same flower shapes again and again when you can make these daffodils, or buttercups? The simple cup shape and bright yellow color make for a really pretty drawing, perfect for spring art or even a greeting card.
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Daffodil Coloring Page
Materials to Draw a Daffodil
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- Drawing Paper. Don’t substitute it with copy paper or construction paper. The surface will get fuzzy, erasing might cause holes, and the colors will generally not look as bright.
- Stabilo Markers. The large pack provides lots of fun color choices, several shades of each color, including a few choices for skin. The tips are perfect for coloring, and there’s even a promise that they will work after being uncapped for 8 weeks!
- Pencil. The Ticonderoga brand are the most reliable, make nice dark lines when you need them, and are the easiest to erase.
- Eraser. Large ones you can hold in your hand do a much better job than just the pencil tips. Stabilo Markers. They have the best colors, the best tips, and last the longest.
- Black Sharpie Marker. These fine point permanent markers are great for making a crisp outline to your drawing. Use them when you want your outline show up, but not be so heavy that it detracts from other things.
Step by Step Directions to Draw a Daffodil
Time needed: 1 hour
How to Draw a Daffodil
- Make guidelines. Draw a light circle.
- Add a wiggly edge all around.
- Erase the inside circle. Add cup shape.
- Draw three petals.
- Draw three more petals behind the first three.
- Add flower stamen. Start the stem.
- Draw two leaves at the base.
- Draw a background.
- Trace with a marker and color.