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How to Draw a Rose

Posted by  ·  May 25, 2019  ·  Last Updated: June 4, 2019

Learn how to draw a rose with these step by step instructions. With just a few strokes you will be drawing beautiful roses! This easy to follow tutorial makes it perfect for beginners and even kids!

After you have drawn this beautiful flower try one of these things to draw. There are some great drawing tutorials!

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How to Draw a Rose

Print of this step by step guide and keep it handy while you make your rose drawing.

Download How to Draw Rose

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Rose Drawing Step by Step Tutorial

  • Start by drawing an oval shape
  • Draw a small oval around the beginning oval, making the bottom of the second oval even with the first.
  • Draw an oval around these
  • Draw another oval around the tiny shape, making the bottom of the second oval even with the second.
  •  Continue making ovals
  • Step 7 Draw a curved line down from the outer oval on the left side
  • Repeat on the other side.
  • Following the drawing guide  and video continue drawing  rose petals
  • Step 19 you are ready to add leaves.
  • Add a line down the center of each leaf
  • If you would like a rose with a stem, add two lines at the bottom of the rose.

Watch this video and you will see learning how to draw a rose is easy. This realistic rose can be sketched with pencils.

Rose Color Meanings

When finished use colored pencils for coloring the rose. Did you know that different colored roses have different meanings? There seems to be a wide range of opinions of this but here are a few ideas:

  • Red – love
  • Burgundy – beauty
  • White – marriage
  • Dark Pink – appreciation
  • Yellow – friendship
  • Pink – grace & elegance
  • Peach – gratitude
  • Orange – enthusiasm
  • Salmon – desire (while salmon isn’t usually one of my favorite colors, I think it is one of the prettiest colors for roses)
  • Ivory – thoughtfulness
  • Purple – enchantment

Let me know if you found this tutorial helpful. What are some other things you would like to draw? Animals are another fun thing to draw. Learn how to draw a dog.

step by step how to draw a dog

 

 

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  1. julie
    Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
    You make it look so effortless! I always love drawing flowers and loved adding this to my drawing knowledge.
  2. Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
    Wow! You make the look so effortless and easy! I will need some practice, but I'm so happy I know how to do this for myself now!
  3. Trang
    Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
    Love! Thanks this was easy to follow!
  4. Krissy Allori
    Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
    I love how you added on the meanings of the different roses at the end!
  5. Jen
    Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
    We are doing a Beauty and the Beast movie night and this would be so fun to do with the kids.
  6. Sandy Wootten
    Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
    Thank you. I love the way you have broken this down. You have encouraged me to get a sketch pad and try this out .
    • Cindy Hopper
      Friday, June 7th, 2019
      So happy this tutorial is encouraging everyone to break out a sketchbook!
  7. Judi Johnson
    Saturday, May 25th, 2019
    I was just wondering how to print out the guide of drawing roses. When I go to "Control P" it brings up a side box that blocks the directions. Is there another way that I am not seeing?
    I do not know how to draw and your directions look so simple. I really want to give it a try. But not sitting at my computer is conducive to me.
    • Cindy
      Sunday, May 26th, 2019
      Hi Judi, I don't think I had it in there right. Look above the step by step guide and you will see a link to download. Thanks for letting me know!