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Uploaded: January 12, 2011
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 7
Updated: January 12, 2011
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I figured I would start the day with something pretty and unexpected. Going through my flowers category I really thought I had almost every popular bloom there was. That is until someone asked me to teach them "how to draw a tiger lily", step by step. There are so many different types of lilies, and even though I have a few of them on the site, I can’t believe I never drew one of the most common lilies around. These lilies have a deep, bright orange color, and that bold vibrant color is covered by spots that are all different shapes and sizes. The reason why this lily was named a “tiger” lily is because of the oblong spots that are on each beautiful petal. This flower is most commonly seen displayed in rows on front lawns, backyards, and various other gardens. Another awesome thing about this flower is the sweet strong, yet supple smell that the tiger lily gives off. You can not only decorate your landscape with this flower, you can also include it is some decadent dishes because most of this flower is edible. Now even though we humans can eat this bloom, it is proven to be extremely hazardous to cats. If you want to start a flower garden with this tiger lily, it is said that you should grow them away from other lily species. No matter what you want to do with this flower, in the end the display will be beautiful even it is is just to decorate a table, or sketch it out on paper. I think you will enjoy learning "how to draw a tiger lily" because it is always fun creating something beautiful. I have to go now but I will return. Have an awesome time with this flower guys and be sure to stick around or come back soon.

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How to Draw a Tiger Lily

how to draw a tiger lily step 1

STEP 1.

I wanted to try something different with laying out the steps for each tutorial. Let's start by making a circle for the middle of the flower, and then draw a line on the upper part of the shape. This is going to enable you to draw out each pedal. Draw out the stem as well.
 
how to draw a tiger lily step 2

STEP 2.

Now start sketching out each pedal which should be curled back in shape and form. When this is all done you can move to step three.
 
how to draw a tiger lily step 3

STEP 3.

Continue to draw out the pedals and also detail the pedals to give it a look of a two dimensional texture.
 
how to draw a tiger lily step 4

STEP 4.

Now you can draw in the long stamens. The tops of each one should look like hammer heads. The lily is one of the flowers that have protruding stamens.
 
how to draw a tiger lily step 5

STEP 5.

Now it's time to draw out the stem, and loose leafs that run up and down the stem like so. Add some detailing inside of the leaf before leaving this step.
 
how to draw a tiger lily step 6

STEP 6.

For the last drawing step all you have to do is draw out the spots on each pedal, but before you do that you have to erase the lines and shapes that you drew in step one.
 
how to draw a tiger lily step 7

STEP 7.

Here is what the flower looks like when you are all done. Now you can go ahead and color it in. I hope you liked this lesson on how to draw a tiger lily.