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how to draw a hibiscus

How To Draw A Hibiscus Step By Step

Do you love flowers? What kind of flowers do you love the most? Or are you the kind of person who loves just above any kind of flower? Well, Hibiscus flowers are definitely attractive in many ways and I love the fact that they have this lovely simple pattern to them.

If you’re here to learn how to draw a hibiscus in just a few easy steps, then here’s a step-by-step tutorial just for you.

It’s really easy and simple to follow along and I think you’re going to enjoy this one a lot. If you’re up for the challenge, here’s how you can do so.


Hibiscus Drawing Reference

I’ve included a reference picture so that you can compare and make adjustments where necessary. We’ll begin by drawing the stigma and then move on to drawing the petals.

Steps For Drawing A Hibiscus

Step 1

Begin by drawing a cluster of circles. Then draw a small long rectangle shape for the middle of the hibiscus.

Step 2

At the end of that shape, draw this uneven flower-like shape on either side.

Step 3

Now it’s time to start drawing the petals of the hibiscus.

From the middle of the flower, draw a curved line coming out from the center that joins at the top of the flower.

Step 4

How To Draw A Hibiscus Step 4

Use the petal line from the previous step to fill in and draw the next two petals. This should give you a good idea of how much space and how big you need to make the petals.

Be sure to create some line variety for these petals so that it looks interesting.

Step 5

How To Draw A Hibiscus Step 5

Head over to the top of the hibiscus and fill in the line for the top petal.

Step 6

How To Draw A Hibiscus Step 6

Then draw the lower petals of the left.

Step 7

How To Draw A Hibiscus Step 7

Continue drawing the last few petals and then draw two curved lines next in between the lower petals to create the stem.

Step 8

How To Draw A Hibiscus Step 8

To end this drawing, sketch out two long parallel lines that come down in an angle.

And there you have it. A simple and beautiful hibiscus flower drawing.

To make this drawing even more beautiful, add some pretty shades of pink or purple to make this hibiscus drawing stand out.


Creating this guide on how to draw a hibiscus was really enjoyable and I look forward to drawing more flowers in the future.

There’s a lot to learn from this drawing in terms of how to create dimension by means of drawing the petals around the flower.

Did you have any difficulties when drawing this hibiscus? If so, then leave your thoughts in the comments below and we can take it from there.

For now, if you would like to draw other cool things, here are a few drawing tutorials you should try:

How To Draw A Sunflower

How To Draw A Daisy

How To Draw A Rose

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One Comment

  1. This was an enjoyable exercise. Only took a short time and kept my interest. I actually finished a respectable hibiscus. Thanks for this exercise.

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