How to draw snowflakes step by step

Learn how to draw and color a snowflake with this easy step by step tutorial.

The work was created with materials:

Colors used:

B64 Steel Blue, B125 Princess Sofia, V95 Peony

Step 1

Draw a soft pencil sketch using a basic "snowflake" shape.

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Step 2

Add an outline just outside the pencil lines using a liner to add dimension. Use B64 to emphasize the edges.

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Step 3

Now add the background. To do this, mix the following colors in a circular motion - B64, B125, V95.

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Step 4

When adding these colors, leave empty spaces so that there are white areas between the colored spots.

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Don’t forget to add some details with a white pen. This will make the image pop off the page.

And it’s finished!

We would love for you to give this a try and share your results below or on social media! Be certain to leave a comment if you have questions or were inspired!
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