How to Draw a Houseplant

If there is one thing guaranteed to cheer up your house, it is adding a cute houseplant to your family – and we have just what you need to bring your own houseplant drawing to life while you are waiting for the perfect purchase – read on for all you need to know!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start with a brown pen and a ruler, and draw a tall, thin rectangle in the center of your page, leaving the top sections unconnected.


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Fill this in with the brown pen, and use this to make a point at the top of the stick.


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Bring curved lines out on either side of the central stick…


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And then use a green pen to add a curved, oval shape to the top, adding a “bump” where the bottom of this meets the top of the stick.


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Fill this shape in with the green pen, leaving a small sliver of white in the center.


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Use the green pen to add a large leaf to the right of the plant…


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And fill this in with the green pen, using the same sliver of white.


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Now, add another wavy leaf to the bottom of this, and fill this in with the green pen.


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Add another curved shape to the left, just as you used on the top of the stalk…


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And fill this in with the green pen, leaving the central section white.


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Add another long, pointed leaf to the bottom right…


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And then another leaf to the bottom of this, this time pointing towards the bottom right-hand corner of the page.


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Add a curved leaf to the left, and then another, larger leaf just below this.


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Grab a brown pen, and create an oval at the bottom of the stalk, and fill this in with the brown pen.


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Use a gray pen and a ruler to bring two lines down at the sides of this oval, and another line around a third of the way in between these. Join these at the bottom with a curved line.


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Shade the left section to complete the pot of the plant.


And there we have it – a cheerful houseplant guaranteed to brighten up any room. The only thing left is one last essential: every houseplant needs a name!

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