How to Draw a Flower in Microsoft Paint

Ever wondered how to draw a flower in Microsoft Paint? This handy How-To guide will teach you the basics and get you on track to make some impressive foliage.

Steps

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    Open up Microsoft Paint from the Accessories folder in your Start Menu.
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    Using the wavy line tool, draw a curved, dark green line of medium-thick thickness in a position like in the picture. In order to curve the line, draw a straight line and then click and drag where you want to curve it. You can curve each line twice.
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    Click the Dark Yellow and right-click the Bright Yellow. Then choose the circle tool and make an appropriately sized oval in the top left corner. Be sure to select the middle option on the sidebar under the main tools, as it will give you a circle with a dark yellow outline and a bright yellow fill.
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    Hit Ctrl-v to paste in another petal.
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    Drag the petal down to the end of the stem.
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    Reselect the other petal using the box tool.
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    Drag the petal down to the left side of the stem. Make sure that the second option is selected on the sidebar under the main tools as it will make sure not to overlap any of your previous work.
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    Hit Ctrl-v to create another petal.
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    Hit Ctrl-r to rotate the selection. Click rotate and choose 90 degrees and hit OK.
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    Hit Ctrl-c to copy the new petal.
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    Move the petal down onto the flower.
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    Hit Ctrl-v to paste the vertical petal.
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    Move the final petal onto the flower, making sure that the second option under the sidebar is selected.
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    Left click the dark yellow color to select it and use the circle tool to create a center. Select the third option under the sidebar so as to create a full, dark yellow circle. Hold Shift while creating the circle to make it perfectly round. # Use the curved line tool to create four curved lines between the petals like so.
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    Click on the bright yellow color to select it and use the paint tool to fill in the petals.
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    Left click the dark green and right click the bright green. Select the polygon tool and click on the second option under the sidebar. Starting at the base of the stem, draw a leaf.
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    Draw another leaf on the other side of the stem.
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    Use the straight line tool to add in some veins and make the leaves look more realistic.
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    Hit Ctrl-s to choose a destination and save your flower.

Tips

  • If you aren't satisfied with the colors that Paint provides, double-click on a color to change it. Then click "Define Custom Colors" and play with it for a while. You'll get the hang of it!
  • If you want it to look realistic, shade and blend your colors.
  • If you make a mistake, press Ctrl-z to undo it.

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Categories: Drawing Flowers and Plants | Microsoft Paint