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How to Draw Roses

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You can draw a yellow rose. Roses are one of the most popular flowers in the world, so it is no wonder that so many people want to learn to draw and paint them!

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This lesson shows you how to create a yellow rose, but once you understand the basics of drawing the outline, you can substitute whichever colors you want. You will need a pencil, a permanent marker, watercolor pencils and a brush to create this picture.

Now let's get started with the How to Draw Yellow Roses
step by step drawing tutorial.

Roses Drawing Tutorial Part 1:
Begin by drawing the rose's center. Draw an irregualr oval and frame it with
wavy U shapes.

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Roses Drawing Tutorial Part 2:
Thicken some of the wavy U shapes.This is the rose's core.

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Roses Drawing Tutorial Part 3:
Start framing the core of the flower with wavy petals. Keep going until your
rose is as thick as you want it to be.
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Roses Drawing Tutorial Part 4:
Add some leaves and a stem.Rose leaves are a little bit jagged. Don't forget
to add some triangles to the stem for thorns.

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Roses Drawing Tutorial Part 5:
It is time to color. For the petals, choose two colors. I used yellow and orange.
You could use red and pink or red and orange. Put the darkest color on the outside
of the petal and fill the rest of the petal with the lighter color. Use green for the stem
and leaves.

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Roses Drawing Tutorial Part 6:
Use purple to create some shadows in between the petals. Use red to make some
shadows on the leaves. Choose some colors for the background and shade it in.
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Roses Drawing Tutorial Part 7:
Wet your brush with clear water and carefully smooth out your colors. Once dry,
use permanent marker to outline the rose.
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Congratulations you have finished this online art lesson,
"How to Draw Roses!"

Great Job!

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