Learn how to create a realistic flower illustration in Adobe Illustrator, step-by-step. From basic shapes to advanced techniques, this guide covers everything you need to know to create a detailed and convincing flower illustration.
Using the Pen tool, make the paths of the flower.
Give a gradient colour to the path. Choose one of the petals and fill it with a Radial Gradient.
Paint the rest of the petals. Choose the Multiply mode.
Then make a filament and fill it with a Linear Gradient. Also choose Multiply in the Transparency palette.
After that, draw an ellipse and give a red or yellow gradient.
This is how it will look.
To create a beautiful effect like this, you can duplicate the flower and lower its Opacity.