Calling all the plant lovers and bujo addicts! Learn how to draw indoor potted plants, succulents and cactus! Simple step by step drawings to add to your bullet journal spreads and layouts.
Ever since first getting into bullet journaling, I’ve been obsessed with plant doodles. I mean I love plants in real life so this shouldn’t have come as a surprise. The only issue is that I am not the most talented artist and so I need step by step doodle help. I have searched through instagram to find the best and most simple step by step plant doodles for anyone else in a similar position.
I really hope you enjoy these little doodles and that they bring some happiness to your day.
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TOOLS TO GET STARTED BULLET JOURNALING:
Before we get started, I wanted to share some of the best and most affordable tools available for bullet journalling.
This notebook which is almost identical to the cult favorite and has raving reviews for a fraction of the cost!
This pen that won’t bleed through the page and is great for inputting your dailies
This Pen for art work and faux calligraphy
These Markers for decorating and color coding your journal
These stencils for making layouts quicker
Obviously the only things that you need to get started is a notebook and pen and you will use them the most. However, the markers are useful for color coding your journal and the stencils will save you time in creating beautiful layouts!
How To Draw Potted Plants:
A few different plant types that you can easily try!
How To Doodle Succulent
A super simple black and white drawing of a succulent that with a little bit of practice, I think anyone would be able to get perfect!
How To Doodle Monstera Leaves
The most photogenic plant leaves just became the most beautiful plant doodle.
Hanging Plant Tutorial
Super simple doodle that when coloured becomes stunning. Just need to add the rope to make it a “hanging” potted plant.
Cacti that are so beautiful that you don’t even need to color them in!
So MANY different ideas!
Super simple cacti step by step doodles
Another cactus doodle variation
Make your plants a little whimsical with cartoon faces
How To Doodle Succulents
Another way to draw succulents is with a top down view. Just as simple as the first example though!
Colored drawings that any beginner could do!
I had to add these flowers because they were too cute. I love the watering can on the bottom!
Potted House Plant Drawing Tutorial
Drawing house plants really is as simple as drawing a line with some leaves. Change the size of your ovals and the distance between them and you get a completely different looking plant doodle.
So simple and so clean
Play around with leaves on stems (the size and distance between them) and you get completely different looking plants!
Plant doodles with a little more detail.
Get Creative And Add Paint!
Adding watercolor specifically to your plant doodles will bring them to life.
What are your thoughts?
What potted plant doodle is your favorite?