Start by drawing a long oval like this in the top left of your paper.
Now draw some leaves. These are just basic shapes, we'll be defining them a bit more later
Now draw another long oval.
And add some more leaves
Now we'll start to define the leaves.
And define some more...
...a few more.....
...and some more...
...OK, last two, I promise.
Next, draw the outer petals of the first bunch of lilacs. * Sorry it is turned the wrong way, my gallery was giving me a hard time.
And then draw all the petals, in pen if you wish
Now draw the outside of the second bunch.
And, as before, draw the rest of the petals.
Now draw the stem.
Then draw the veins in the leaves.
Now draw some more leaves in the background....
....and the veins in those.
And now you are ready to color. Above are the colors I used. For the leaves I colored everything but the spot where the light hit them a dark version of the green, then put a bit of black over it and blended. Then I colored the shadows even darker wi
And here is your finished product.