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How to Draw a Rose Flower – Realistic Rose Drawing

How to Draw a Rose Flower – Realistic Rose Drawing

With Valentine’s Day approaching we are all thinking of beautiful rose flowers! Not only are these extremely expensive, but they do also not last very long!!

My How to draw a Rose flower tutorial will help you create your own beautiful flower, which will not wilt and can be added to the front of some card and be sent as a greeting card! I really hope your children enjoy this realistic rose drawing for kids. 

how to draw a rose flower for kids

Roses are one of the most beautiful flowers out there and they come in a variety of different colors. One of the most popular and indeed well know varieties is the red rose, which is frequently given to the one you love on Valentine’s Day!!

I have to confess though I am always astounded by the price florists try to charge for a dozen red roses!! The next best thing is a hand drawn rose, which can be added to a piece of pale pink card stock and sent to someone who love. 

My realistic rose drawing for kids and adults is perfect. The step by step how to draw a rose instructions alongside the images are very easy to follow.

Why not do this alongside my easy rose paper craft?! 

What you need to Draw a realistic Rose?

  1. Sketch Book.
  2. Pencil (HB, 2B). 
  3. Gel Pen, 
  4. Colorful Sharpies.
  5. Eraser.
  6. Sharpener.

Keep these together and use them for some of my other fun drawings for kids! Why not try my elephant drawing easy for kids or my cute penguin drawing tutorial. My simple dog drawing is another great option!

How to Draw a Realistic Rose Flower for Kids Step by Step

Steps 1-2: 

First, draw a curvy heart shape to start drawing your rose. 

step by step rose drawing for kids

Steps 3-4:

Draw a curvy line from the bottom point of the heart. 

Then, draw another curved line from the left side of the heart to the middle of the last curved line. Keep a slightly small gap between the two lines. 

how to draw a rose flower easily

Steps 5-6:

Draw a wavey line from the left side of the heart to the bottom of the middle curvy line. Make the wave broader on the bottom side. 

Similarly, draw another wavey line from the right side of the heart. 

how to draw easy rose on paper

Steps 7-8:

Draw an oval shape inside the heart

Then, draw swirls inside the oval shape. You can see your rose drawing is starting to take shape. We still have to learn how to draw rose stem and petals below, as well as add finer details to the rose. 

how to draw a rose with pencil

Steps 9-10:

Draw a small petal on the right side of the oval shape. 

Then, draw another wavey petal shape on the left side of the oval shape. 

rose petal drawing

Steps 11-12:

Draw another layer of two curved lines from the two ends of the previous petals. 

To draw the sepals, draw three squiggly triangles on the bottom of the rose. 

rose drawing instructions step by step

Steps 13-14:

To draw the rose stem, draw two vertical parallel lines from the middle bottom part of the rose. 

Extend the line from the left side slightly further to the bottom. 

Draw another vertical line on the left side, and keep a slight gap from the top line. Tip: don’t draw straight lines, make them a little squiggly to make the rose look realistic. 

how to draw a rose stem

Steps 15-16:

Draw two squiggly lines on the left joining the gap. 

Draw a “Y” shape on the tip of the extended line. 

easy rose stem drawing

 

Step 17-18: 

Then, draw a basic leaf shape. 

Draw another basic leaf shape.

how to draw rose leaves

Steps 19-20:

Draw the veins inside the leaves. 

Use a thin gel pen to draw over the pencil lines of the rose. Then erase the pencil lines using an eraser. 

how to draw rose easily

Steps 21-22:

Take a red sharpie and carefully color the corners inside the rose outline. 

Then, fill in the rose outline using the same red sharpie. 

Steps 23-24:

Similarly, use a green sharpie or marker pen to color along the outline of the stem and leaf carefully. 

Fill in the leaves and stem using the green sharpie. 

how to draw a rose in color

Step 25:

You can leave it as it is, but for extra details, you can color the corners using a slightly darker green sharpie.

That’s the end of my how to draw a rose with pencil tutorial. I hope you are pleased with how yours turned out!

You could draw lots of these and make it look like a bouquet! Would you like to see other flower drawing tutorials? Maybe you might want to learn how to draw a sunflower or a tulip? What about other Valentine drawing tutorials. You could do a cupid bow and arrow drawing.

If you want me to do a particular drawing tutorial do not hesitate to ask in the comments. 

Perhaps you can use this tutorial on how to draw a rose for kids as a way to make some rose coloring pages

Please find my printable rose drawing instructions below. 

how to draw a rose flower for kids

How to Draw a Rose Flower

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My How to draw a Rose flower tutorial will help you create your own beautiful flower, which will not wilt and can be added to the front of some card and be sent as a greeting card! 

Materials

  • Sketch Book.
  • Pencil (HB, 2B).
  • Gel Pen,
  • Colorful Sharpies.
  • Eraser.
  • Sharpener.

Instructions

Steps 1-2: 

First, draw a curvy heart shape to start drawing your rose. 

Steps 3-4:

Draw a curvy line from the bottom point of the heart. 

Then, draw another curved line from the left side of the heart to the middle of the last curved line. Keep a slightly small gap between the two lines. 

Steps 5-6:

Draw a wavey line from the left side of the heart to the bottom of the middle curvy line. Make the wave broader on the bottom side. 

Similarly, draw another wavey line from the right side of the heart. 

Steps 7-8:

Draw an oval shape inside the heart

Then, draw swirls inside the oval shape. 

Steps 9-10:

Draw a small petal on the right side of the oval shape. 

Then, draw another wavey petal shape on the left side of the oval shape. 

Steps 11-12::

Draw another layer of two curved lines from the two ends of the previous petals. 

To draw the sepals, draw three squiggly triangles on the bottom of the rose. 

Steps 13-14:

To draw the stem, draw two vertical parallel lines from the middle bottom part of the rose. 

Extend the line from the left side slightly further to the bottom. 

Draw another vertical line on the left side and keep a slight gap from the top line. Tip: don’t draw straight lines, make them a little squiggly to make the rose look realistic. 

Steps 15-16:

Draw two squiggly lines on the left joining the gap. 

Draw a “Y” shape on the tip of the extended line. 

Step 17-18:

Then, draw a basic leaf shape. 

Draw another basic leaf shape.

Steps 19-20:

Draw the veins inside the leaves. 

Use a thin gel pen to draw over the pencil lines of the rose. Then erase the pencil lines using an eraser. 

Steps 21-22:

Take a red sharpie and carefully color the corners inside the rose outline. 

Then, fill in the rose outline using the same red sharpie. 

Steps 23-24:

Similarly, use a green sharpie or marker pen to color along the outline of the stem and leaf carefully. 

Fill in the leaves and stem using the green sharpie. 

Step 25:

You can leave it as it is, but for extra details, you can color the corners using a slightly darker green sharpie. 

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