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How to Draw a Cornflower in 9 Simple Steps

How to draw a cornflower.

Cornflower is an annual flowering plant that is native to Europe. In the past, it actually grew as a weed in cornfields. Maybe that is where it got its name. They can grow up to 16-35 inches tall, with gray-green branched stems.

The flowers are most commonly an intense blue color, produced in flowerheads, with a ring of a few large, spreading ray florets surrounding a central cluster of disc florets and that it flowers all summer. Let us try to create our own cornflower by following these few simple steps. Let’s go!

So, to start your Cornflower drawing, simply follow these 9 easy steps!

How to Draw a Cornflower

How to draw a cornflower.


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Coloring Material


Step 1: Create a Pawn Shape

Drawing the body of the cornflower.

Have you ever seen chess pieces? If yes, let us start our Cornflower drawing by creating a pawn shape for the flower. This will serve as your guide and the basis for all the details of your cornflower drawing.

Step 2: Draw a Crown

How to draw a cornflower.

Next, make a crown on the head of the pawn shape you’ve drawn earlier. This should look like an egg-like shape with the pawn in the middle bottom part of the shape.

Step 3: Remove Extra Lines

How to draw a cornflower.

The next thing that we will do is to erase the excess line for it to look like a disc on the top of the head.

Step 4: Add a Zigzag Design

How to draw a cornflower.

Next, through that disc you’ve drawn earlier, we add a tiny detail by creating a zigzag design that will serve as the pearl of our flower. Draw the zigzag line from the leftmost part of the egg-like shape, all the way to the rightmost part.

Step 5: Remove Unwanted Details

How to draw a cornflower.

In this step, delete unwanted lines for a neater drawing. By doing this step, your cornflower drawing will be much more beautiful.

Step 6: Add the Stem

How to draw a cornflower.

Let us add the stem by adding a simple straight line below our flower. Just make sure that you start drawing the straight line directly below the pawn shape you’ve drawn earlier.

Step 7:  Add a Tiny Branch

How to draw a cornflower.

Next, add a tiny branch on the right side of your stem. Do this by drawing a small curved line on the right part of the stem.

Step 8: Add Few More Details

How to draw a cornflower.

You are almost done! At the tip of the branch, draw a small circle on it and add tiny leaves on the stem.

Step 9: Finish up!

How to draw a cornflower with colors.

And we are done! Simple isn’t it?. Now the fun part! As always, we color our masterpiece based on the usual color a cornflower makes. But if you wanna be creative, you can add any color you like and unleash your creativity! Congratulations and keep it up!


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