How to Draw a Rose

How to draw a rose, step by step

Rose is one of the most beautiful flowers. This flower's delicate shape gives it great beauty. Most likely each one of us has attempted to draw a rose at least once but our drawing technique can be perfected. After this lesson, we will be able to draw a rose easily, keeping its forms in mind when we follow the step-by-step method. To begin, let's remember that a rose is composed of petals that are adjacent to each other. That is the most challenging part of our drawing. In order for a rose to look realistic, we must try to recreate all of its features on paper. For larger decorations, we will draw rose stalks with leaves.

Step 1

How to draw a rose, step 1

Draw an outline of a rose. First, we need to draw an initial shape of this flower. To do this, draw a circle (not necessarily a perfect circle) and draw the stem of the flower. Staying within the circle, we will draw rose petals in following step.

Step 2

How to draw a rose, step 2

Draw the contours of rose petals. Now we'll add even more detail and we need to work on further details pertaining to the petals. While drawing individual petals, keep the shape of a rosebud in mind. Use the circle to guide the placement and shape of each petal.

Step 3

How to draw a rose, step 3

Add details to a rose. Now let's finish drawing the rose petals. Give more definition to the initial sketches of petals and spread the petals open in a similar way a tulip would open up.

Step 4

How to draw a rose, step 4

Now we need to add the leaves of roses and finish drawing of petals in detail.

Step 5

How to Draw a Rose, step 5

Finish drawing a rose. At this point, we are almost done with the steps to drawing. You can add shadows to the petals where the light does not hit the flower directly. Also, the shade should be at the junction between the petals. Darken the leaves in some places to make them look more realistic.

Step 6

How to Draw a Rose, step 6

The final step of the drawing a Rose. When you learn the right way to draw a picture of a rose, you can draw a beautiful Bouquet of Flowers. Notice how these are a bunch of roses in a Vase. The sizes of buds and leaves are irregular and the stalks are tilted. The best way to draw a bouquet of Roses is to look at a live flower and first draw in pencil and then paint the finished sketch. But even if you don't have a live flowers in front of you, you can use photos or pictures as reference.

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