Easiest Flower Painting Ideas For The Beginner Artist
Looking for simple paintings of flowers that you can practice your skills with? The list below includes the easiest flowers to paint like sunflowers, roses, lavender, hydrangeas, daisies, dandelions and more!
The tutorials are also catered to different paint mediums like acrylic paint, watercolor, oil paints and more. You’ll learn the basic brushstrokes with tips & techniques needed to paint flowers like-a-boss. Techniques like one-stroke flowers, q-tip flower paintings, blending, double loading, abstract techniques and more.
Looking for more paintings to hone your skills with? Check out these 65+ easy painting ideas for beginners to get even more inspired.
Now let’s get ready to paint some iris-istible flowers!
53 Easy Paintings Of Flowers For Beginners
Make easy and beautiful paintings of flowers with the painting tutorials listed below.
Choose from a variety of projects using acrylic paints, watercolors, oil paints, oil pastel and tempera cakes. The list also includes tutorials for all skill levels like beginners, advanced and even fun projects for kids!
How to Paint a Sunflower with Quote
Sunflowers are a very popular beginner flower to paint.
Learn how to paint it, step by step, with the help of this tutorial. Add your favorite or most inspiring quote to put the perfect finishing touch to this positive vibrations art piece.
How To Paint Hydrangeas with Q-tips
Learn how to paint Hydrangeas with q-tips in a beautiful antique vase. A perfect beginner acrylic tutorial.
Paint Poppies with a Balloon
Anyone can do this painting hack! Simply grab a small balloon or water balloon and fill it up with air.
Then pour some liquid craft paint on you pallet: a big pile of red with a couple drops of black, then a drop of yellow in the centre. Dip your balloon in the paint, then stamp the balloon on your canvas with a horizontal side-to-side rocking motion.
Best Acrylic Flower Painting Techniques for Beginners
Want to learn how to paint flowers without a brush?
In this tutorial you'll learn 7 "no-brush" techniques to create some fun and easy flower shapes. You'll use q-tips, forks, your fingers, empty soda bottles, and even celery to create floral art that you can add to a variety of projects.
These tips and techniques are great for all skill levels and kids too!
Easiest Daisy Field Acrylic Painting
Learn how to paint daisies in this easy step by step tutorial. This painting is perfect for beginner painter's and those just starting out with acrylic paint.
How To Paint Roses For Beginners
Learn how to paint roses, easy and simple, in this vibrant vintage rose bouquet. Perfect technique for beginners to start out with.
You'll learn an easy 3 step technique that'll make your roses look 3D without spending hours practicing your brushstrokes.
How to Paint Lavender Flowers With Q-Tips
If you've never tried painting flowers with q-tips, then you'll want to try this painting.
It's a perfect tutorial for those who think they don't have an artistic bone in their body. You'll finish it by feeling like you were born to paint!
How to Paint an Easy Cherry Blossom Tree
Learn how to paint a simple Japanese cherry blossom tree on canvas using q-tips!
This super fun technique is easy enough for kids and artists of all skill levels. You'll also only be using 3 basic acrylic colors which makes this project simple and budget friendly.
How To Paint a Butterfly On a Flower
Butterflies and flowers just go hand in hand, so why not paint them together?
In this step by step and YouTube tutorial, you'll learn how to paint a sunflower and a bold blue morpho butterfly. To make this painting easy enough for beginners, you'll have the option to use a free printable stencil to trace in the butterfly shape.
Easy Painted Dandelions
This easy and fun Youtube tutorial with Skye will take you through the steps to paint this gorgeous dandelion silhouette painting.
Dandelion painting technique using a straw
Dandelions are one of the easiest flowers to paint. This tutorials makes it even easier with an ingenious stamper tool made out of a simple straw! Learn how in this YouTube tutorial.
Learn to Paint LOTUS AND DRAGONFLY with Acrylic Paint
Michelle the painter has some fabulous tutorials and this one is a perfect example. Learn to paint a calming lotus floating in the water with a fluttering dragonfly. Perfect for a paint and sip night at home.
How to Paint a Rose in Acrylics
Looking to paint beautiful and abstract roses? Then Katie's YouTube tutorial will show you how!
Simple Rose Painting Tutorial For Kids
Use some vibrant and bold colors to paint this easy-peasy flower art piece that's easy for all skill levels, kids too! Start this painting with a basic background with acrylics , then fill it in with some pretty roses.
You'll learn some easy brush strokes to make your roses look full and lively. You'll also learn how to paint simple leaves to complete your masterpiece!
Lovely Loose Watercolor Flowers Tutorial
Are you a watercolor painter? Then this collection of watercolor flowers will be as relaxing to paint as they are to look at. Check out the step by step tutorial to find out how.
Paint a Daisy
Daisies are one the easiest flowers to paint. This step by step tutorial will take you through the steps to create a simple daisy flower with a bold background.
DIY Floral Canvas Art with Craft Paint
This flower painting is aesthetically pleasing to the eye and would look great hung up on your walls or displayed as a part of your home decor.
You'll use basic and inexpensive acrylic craft paint, making it a cost effective tutorial to tackle.
Top 11 One-Stroke Flowers For Beginners
Learn how to paint the top 11 one-stroke flowers in this YouTube tutorial. You'll get to practice and finesse your technique by painting each flower individually.
After practicing, add your favorite designs to a fun floral painting!
“Dandelion Wishes” Acrylic Painting Tutorial
This dandelion panting tutorial by Tracie Kiernan is a perfect one to follow for a relaxing paint night session at home or with friends.
Follow along with the written steps or the YouTube tutorial. You'll first learn to create a beautiful blue sky background. Tracie will then take you step by step through each dandelion, which are very easy to paint.
You'll finish off the painting with a few lovely dandelion seeds floating through the air with a couple of cute ladybugs.
How to Paint Spring Flowers: Tulip Painting Tutorial
If you're looking for a more advanced acrylic painting tutorial, then this realistic tulip painting is one to try. You'll learn advanced paint blending techniques to get your tulips looking like the real deal.
Acrylic Floral Bouquet For Kids Or Beginners
Looking to paint a simple bouquet of flowers? This YouTube tutorial walks you through this floral painting that's easy enough for kids too!
How To Paint Watercolor Flowers Step by Step
In this tutorial you'll learn how to use masking fluid to create realistic looking daisy flowers with watercolor paints. Follow the step by step tutorial to find out how.
Easy Flower On a Rock
Painting flowers doesn't have to be limited to only canvases. Paint fresh flowers on other surfaces like rocks, wood, glass, etc. In this easy step by step tutorial, you'll learn just how simple it is to paint a flower on a rock from your garden.
Paint a White Peony in Acrylics
Peonies are beautiful flowers that look beautiful on canvas too. Follow along with the Art Sherpa's video to find out how to paint these beauties.
Abstract Flower Painting With Easy Acrylic Techniques
Feeling in an abstract painting mood? Then you'll enjoy painting this large and up-close abstract flower. The lovely turquoise in the flower's petals, contrasts beautifully against the neutral grey's, browns and whites in the rest of the painting.
"Realistic Lilly" How to paint flower
Looking to paint a reslistic flower? This tutorial will take you through the steps to paint this gorgeous Lilly flower with a neutral green bokeh styled background.
Easy Flower Painting Technique On Rocks
Another rock painting tutorial where you'll learn how to paint small simple flowers on a black background. Display these rocks around your neighbourhood or in your home as a pretty accent.
Easy Yellow Abstract Flower Painting
Paint some bright and cheerful yellow daisies in this abstract painting. Follow along with the YouTube video for the full tutorial.
Flowers In Mason Jar Step By Step
Looking for a minimalistic yet fresh flower painting? Follow along with the Art Sherpa to create this lovely flower bouquet in a mason jar with a cute bee.
Acrylic Flowers Paintings For Beginners
Follow this step by step tutorial to learn how to create this colorful and vibrant bunch of flowers. There's a good variation in flower shapes and foliage to practice your brush work with.
Easy Step By Step Acrylic Flower Painting For Beginner And Kids
Looking for a fun and easy flower painting to paint with the kids? This colorful flower composition is a perfect craft to tackle with the kids.. Basic shapes and bold colors help to make this painting doable for all ages.
How to paint realistic flowers with acrylics
Looking to grow your painting skills? Paint this realistic flower and also learn advanced skills like underpainting, painting in layers with contrasting colors, glazing, blending etc.
How to paint shabby chic roses
Learn a super easy rose painting technique in this tutorial.
Caroline will show you her swooshing technique to create this lovely shabby chic roses. She uses basic and inexpensive acrylic craft paint, small brushes and basic colors.
Use her technique on any surface: furniture, wood panels (like she did), canvases, glass jars, wooden slice rounds, ceramic, etc...
How to Paint Sunflowers by Vincent van Gogh
Do you love Van Gogh's painting style? Recreate his sunflower masterpiece in this easy to follow YouTube tutorial.
Easy Cork Stamped Flower Painting for Kids
Another creative and easy painting idea for the kids using an ingenious idea: cork stampers!
Save those corks from your wine bottles and use them as stamps to create the flower petals and centre of your flowers. Give the kids a variety of paint colors so they can create their own custom art.
How to Paint Flowers in Oils
Learning to paint with oils? This wonderful step by step tutorial will take you through the steps to make these realistic lilly's.
Let Your Paint Splatters Bloom Into Flower Gardens | A Step-by-Step Mixed-Media Tutorial
Paint these impressionistic field of flowers with a fun and easy splatter technique. Use the technique to create a variety of different flower landscapes with acrylic paints. Follow the step by step tutorial to learn how.
How to Paint Cosmos Flowers
Cosmo flowers are an easy flower to paint, they only have 8 simple petals!
In Pamela's wonderfully written tutorial you'll learn some essential painting techniques like double loading to create flower stems, one-stroke cosmo flower petals, and more. Cosmo's are ideal for adding to a variety of projects like canvas, DIY signs, handmade gifts and more.
Painting Ranunculus In Acrylic
Follow along with Julie's in-depth and detailed YouTube video in order to create this bold and colorful floral composition. You'll learn her signature brush stroke style which makes painting these flowers easy for all ages.
Have fun and pick your favorite colors to make your painting unique.
Paint Beautiful Watercolor Flowers in 15 Minutes
Want a quick and fun watercolor flower painting idea? Follow Ananda's fabulous tutorial for your next art journal spread.
Easy Plumeria flower acrylic painting for Beginners
Renjitha will show you how to paint Plumeria flowers with a one-stroke technique loading up a brush with white and yellow paint. This is a black a canvas painting which also helps create dimension and shadows in your flower petals.
She'll also walk you through how to paint each leaf or foliage in the final composition.
Tulip Painting With Rain Boots
Looking for spring flowers to paint? This rainy day tulip painting will be the perfect project to tackle while you listen to the raindrops falling outside. Tracie will take you through each brush stroke with detail.
How to Paint a Large Red Poppy
Poppies are another easy flower to paint and look dramatic against a simple white or grey background.
In Pamela's tutorial you'll learn how to paint poppies in multiple angles and also their flower bud and stems. Paint these flowers on canvas, wood signs, or any other surface for a piece of art that's bold and easy to make!
How to Paint a Pansy with One-Stroke
Use a one-stroke technique to paint lovely pansies. You'll learn how to double load your brush with 2 paint colors in order to paint these beautiful petals and leaves.
How To Do The One Stroke Technique Using Acrylic Paint
Another great tutorial if you're looking to learn the mesmerizing and fun one-stroke technique. This floral painting is also painted on a black canvas to make your flowers pop with dimension!
DIY Spring Flowers Wood Sign PLUS Video Tutorial
This 2 part tutorial will take you through how to create a DIY wooden sign, then will take you through the steps to create the simple purple lavender flowers. This makes a great home decor piece.
Rainbow Flower Acrylic Painting Tutorial Step By Step Live Stream
This fun tutorial will have you seeing rainbows and flowers. Paint this up-close flower with all the colors your heart desires!
Wildflower Landscape Painting Tutorial
You'll feel invigorated painting this fresh landscape painting with wildflowers, mountains and pretty butterflies! Head on over to Tracie's website for both the detailed tutorial and video instructions.
Easy Flower Painting on Large Canvas
Have a large canvas and looking to make a stunning floral masterpiece out of it?
This tutorial will inspire each luscious brushstroke with a variety of vibrant colors. You'll end up with a bold floral statement painting you'll want on your walls. Follow Smitha's superbly written tutorial with pictures to find out how.
Easy Flower Abstract Painting
Looking for a fun painting challenge? Paint this awesome flower field painting with no brushes or palette! Find out how Suraj applies his paint directly on canvas then uses a simple cloth to move around the paint in this YouTube tutorial.
Simple Watercolor Flowers for Beginners
If you're just starting out with watercolors and need some flower-power inspo, check out Emy's step by step tutorial. She'll show you how to create a more muted color palette to create this gorgeous bouquet of flowers with a simple white background.
Easy Flower Art Painting Idea For Kids
This kid friendly flower painting project/craft teaches kids about using a variety of media's in one art piece. They'll first learn how to use a Sharpie markers to draw the outline of the flower. Then they'll enjoy filling in the drawing with oil pastels, followed by tempera cakes.
How to Paint A Calla Lily
Love Calla Lilly's? Why not eternalize them on canvas with this great YouTube tutorial by Elsa Weiß. You'll learn how to create a spectacular blended background and how to paint each petal of the Calla Lilly flower.
Hibiscus Flower Painting For Beginners
Grab your painting supplies and a lovely cup of hibiscus tea for a fabulous and fun painting afternoon. Press play and then follow along with this YouTube tutorial by Shiba Basan, to paint these lovely pink flowers!