How To Draw A Lily: Step 9

How to Draw a Lily

Wish to find out how to draw a lily?

Draw along with these basic 9 drawing steps. You will learn the fundamentals for drawing a lily.

This lesson only takes about 30 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This accompanies well with crayons or markers. This is wonderful for very young kids needing extra guidance and simply looking to color in a lily.

Enjoy learning how to draw a lily. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some personal details. Don’t forget about the free PDF guide.


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayon or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker
  • How to Draw a Lily Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Lily: All Steps

The goal is to complete a drawing of a lily by creating one area at a time. This project will take 9 steps in total as we continue to create each area moving closer to the completed artwork. The finished drawing will be finished off with color resulting in a drawing you will want to share with friends!

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Start The First Flower

    How To Draw A Lily: Step 1

    On the left side of the page, draw a flower shape with three pointed petals evenly spaced. In between each of those petals, draw three more pointed petals so that there are six in total.

  2. Draw The Middle Of The Flower

    How To Draw A Lily: Step 2

    In the middle of the flower, draw a few curved lines with ovals at the top.

  3. Draw The Second Flower’s Petal

    How To Draw A Lily: Step 3

    Next to the first flower, draw an upside down teardrop shape with two small bumps on the rounded end.

  4. Add Petals To The Second Flower

    How To Draw A Lily: Step 4

    Using two curved lines, make a sort of “V” shape above the first petal. Then add different curved lines on each end pointing towards the middle petal.

  5. Add More Petals

    How To Draw A Lily: Step 5

    Use curved lines to draw the final three petals of the second flower.

  6. Finish The Second Flower

    How To Draw A Lily: Step 6

    Add the middle to the second flower using curved lines and ovals at the ends.

  7. Draw The Stem

    How To Draw A Lily: Step 7

    Draw the stem of the two flowers that connects towards the bottom of the page.

  8. Add Leaves

    How To Draw A Lily: Step 8

    Draw some leaves on the stem of the flowers.

  9. Add Color

    How To Draw A Lily: Step 9

    Lilies can be all sorts of colors including pink, orange, white, yellow, and red.

How to Draw a Lily PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Lily. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

Lily Flowers or Weeds?

Lily flowers are beautiful, delicate flowers that are really easy to grow. The flower itself is very small, and can have a white base. The petals themselves are not very significant, but are still pretty, and are typically the same color as the rest of the flower.

The flower itself looks like it is made out of glass, due to its translucent appearance. The color of the flower ranges from white to yellow, with the most common color being white.

The flowers are usually very fragrant, and they have a sweet smell. Lily flowers are also very delicate, and are easily damaged by many different factors.

  • Lily is the most common flower in the world
  • It is native to the Northern Hemisphere
  • It spreads by rhizome and stolon
  • It is easy to grow
  • It is considered to be an invasive weed in some areas

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