An easy tutorial; How to Draw a Rose.
Simple but fun drawing tutorials are not only fun to follow along with, I find that they can be VERY relaxing to watch! Even seasoned artists can enjoy the mellow serenity of theses types of how-to videos, but for beginners you should feel free to follow along and learn how to draw a rose.
- Let’s start out with a pencil, this initial sketch will be erased later on.
- Draw an oval shape and secondary “U” shape, similar to a tulip or vase.
- Bring up the main petals, I find it easy to think of that first petal as an “S” shape.
- The petals fold outwards, so you can give them some dimension.
- Continue to fill your rose with petals, from the outside in, to keep the right perspective.
- Add a stem and leaves to the base of the rose.
- When you are happy with how it is looking, we can switch to pen.
- Your Rose is Looking Great!
- Start to outline your rose with the pen, again working from the outside in.
- Once you have the petals, leaves and stem inked, we can erase your initial pencil work.
- Now you can either go back with a pencil to add shading, or you could try out line shading and even crosshatching with the pen.
If you followed along, and want to draw a rose again, here is another artists take on how to draw a rose.
Simple instructions, with a clear illustration: How To Draw a Rose
- Sketch out the body of the rose, including general structure for petals and stem.
- Start to build on the structure of the petals and leaves.
- Continue building detail, add a spiral of petals, veins in the leaves, but maybe leave out the thorns, no-one likes rose thorns.
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