How to Draw a Calendula: Step-by-Step Tutorial

Today, I’m going to show you how to draw a super simple calendula, step-by-step.

With just a few simple circles and the right placement of contrast, we’re going to draw a beautiful calendula and make that flower pop!

During the tutorial, you’ll learn:

✔️How to draw an open calendula
✔️How to doodle the center of the flower
✔️Which shapes make up calendula petals
✔️ Where to add contrast and dimension to make your flower pop

First Things First…

The links below may be affiliate links where appropriate. This means that your purchase through these links may result in a few cents in payment to me, to support creating further resources like this one! That being said, I will never suggest supplies that I do not personally use and fully recommend.

Tools Mentioned In This Video:

Download the FREE calendula worksheet here!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


  1. I love the way you teach. Very straightforward and not a lot cutesy talk, just straight to the point. Thanks!

  2. Thank you so much. Now I need to purchase those pens. The ones I used worked but were a little too thick. I look forward to using this on a greeting card.

Tell me what you thought!