How to Draw a Rose

Learn how to draw a rose in five easy steps

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Hello!

Today i’m going to show you how to draw a rose. Seems easy right? Well, it is! (the hardest part is the leaves, and that just takes a little practice.)

You will need a pencil, an eraser and a piece of paper.

Let’s get started!

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Draw a slightly wavy line that grows a bit thinner towards the top.

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Petiole – The tiny stem holding all the leaflets.

Petiolul – a subdivision of the petiole that connects a leaflet to the petiole.

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Rose leaves are ovate. This means they look sort of like large, round eyes.

Here are some pictures of rose leaves that might be helpful to use as a reference.

Now we will start drawing the bud of our rose.

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Make a “U” shape at the top of your stem to create the lower portion of the rose bud.

Erase any over lapping lines on the leaflets.

Last Step!

A long time ago, I taught myself this trick for drawing the inside of a rose:

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Draw a spiral at the end of your “U” shape to create the look of swirling petals.

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Now you’re done! Look at your lovely rose!

 

For more information about roses:

Visit the American Rose Society or read this Wikipedia article on roses.

 

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How To Draw a Sea Turtle

Learn How to Draw a Sea Turtle in 5 Steps!

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Today I am going to show you how to draw a sea turtle.

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First, you will need some supplies: 

Supplies

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Paper

Ready to draw? OK!

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Draw an oval on the paper. This will become the body of the turtle. The oval should have a round-ish top and a flat-ish bottom.

Next step!

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A sea turtle’s front legs are paddle-shaped. The back legs are smaller and fan-shaped.

Erase the parts of the shell that overlap with the legs.

Tip: When drawing an unfamiliar subject, use reference photos.

Use this photo as a reference for how your turtle’s legs should look.

Excellent work!

We are done with the hard part!

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Sea turtles have beak-like mouths for crushing and tearing thier food. You could say they are the “hawks of the sea”… but you probably shouldn’t.

Turtle Fact #1: Male and female turtles have different size tails. Female turtle tails do not extend beyond the hind flippers and male turtle tails extend well past the hind flippers. 

Hey, we’re almost done!

HOWTOTURTLE4Draw an eye on your turtle. Erase any parts of the oval that intersect with the turtle’s neck.

To create the shell, draw a long straight line above the flippers extending from the head to the tail.

Use angular, straight lines on top of the shell to indicate where the shell plates connect.

Turtle Fact #2: Turtle shells protect them from predators and provide support for thier internal organs. 

For more terrific turtle facts, visit TurtleTime.org  !

Last Step!

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Use angular lines to draw the turtle’s scutes.

Add two little round nostrils to the turtle’s head.

If you want, give your turtle a home by adding bubbles and seaweed!

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I hope this helped you learn how to draw a sea turtle!

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How To Draw A Cat

Learn How to Draw a Cat in Five Easy Steps!

hello Today I am going to show you how to draw a cat.

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First, you will need some supplies: 

Supplies

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Paper

Ready to draw? OK!

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Draw an oval on the paper. This will become the body of the cat. The oval can be thin, fat, round or long, as long as it’s an oval!

Next step!

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Add a head with pointy ears near the top of the oval. Add two oval shaped paws near the bottom. Erase the parts of the circle that intersect the head and front paw. Great Job!

Next step!

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Draw the hind leg of your cat. Erase the part of the circle that intersects with the leg. For extra points, doodle a ball of yarn!

Almost Done!

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Draw a tail on your cat that is around the same thickness as it’s paws and about as long as it’s body.

I drew my cat’s tail in a slightly relaxed position, but you can draw yours tall and straight, off to the side, or however you wish. Keep in mind that the cat’s tail reflects what mood the cat is in.

Last Step!

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Ask yourself, How is this cat feeling today?

Draw the cat’s face and whiskers. Make sure to include an upside down triangle nose and two vertical pupils.

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I hope this helped you learn how to draw a cat!

What other types of things would you like to learn how to draw? Let me know in the comments!

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