Irises are beautiful, beautiful flowers. The name Iris originated from a Greek word for rainbow. Why? It is because irises are available in a spectrum of colors. They grow from bulbs; have long green stalks and leaves; quite resembling tulips. They are popular ornamental plants. The Giardino dell'Iris in Florence, Italy has been holding an annual competition for iris breeders. It must real refreshing and uplifting to have a garden of irises, right? These pretty blooms aren’t just for aesthetics. They are also made into perfumes, aromatic oils, and even pharmaceutical products. The yellow iris is widely used as well for purifying water; their roots absorb toxic substances in treatment ponds. Aside from that, much like the lily, irises are also popular emblems. With that, let us learn How to Draw an Iris by following this free online tutorial. This art activity on How to Draw an Iris has easy to follow step by step instructions. In no time, you will be able to paint a beautiful picture of one of the world’s daintiest and prettiest flowers.