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How to draw a simple rose

My way of drawing a quick and easy rose

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Start with a bean shape

Start with a bean shape

Draw another bean-like shape for a petal

Draw another bean-like shape for a petal

Draw another petal overlapping the first

Draw another petal overlapping the first

Another overlapping petal

Another overlapping petal

And another...

And another...

And another...

And another...

Can you see the rose start to form? Continue putting petals on overlapping each other as if they are spiraling outward as you draw. They should get bigger as you go.

Can you see the rose start to form? Continue putting petals on overlapping each other as if they are spiraling outward as you draw. They should get bigger as you go.

Once you have the shape, you can add color or a stem or leaves, whatever you feel necessary.

Once you have the shape, you can add color or a stem or leaves, whatever you feel necessary.

For leaves, draw a leaf shape with a line through it.

For leaves, draw a leaf shape with a line through it.

And veins in the leaves

And veins in the leaves

For color I like to start with yellow where the light hits

For color I like to start with yellow where the light hits

For the petals I like to use a pink for the yellow fading to red

For the petals I like to use a pink for the yellow fading to red

Use dark purple for shadows on the petals

Use dark purple for shadows on the petals

Use dark green for the shadows on the leaves

Use dark green for the shadows on the leaves

Finish it off with red and green and then your done.

Finish it off with red and green and then your done.

  • Different color markers
  • Paper
  • Imagination