Step 1: Start with drawing the petals. For this you need to widen your imagination and sketch leaf like shapes.
Step 2: Use a free hand and draw curvy line joined at both the ends to give you shapes like petals.
Step 3: When you have drawn two overlapping petals, next draw a half pointed oval above them.
Step 4: Add two more cute pointy petals.
Step 5: Extend more petals from this shape and you’ll be successful in drawing the outline of a perfect water lotus.
Step 6: Now draw a circle below the outline representing the leaf of the lotus flowing on the river surface.
Step 7: Add your favorite colors to it and bring this artwork of yours to life. hang it on a wall or gift it to a friend, the lotus drawing will definitely gain you compliments.