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click the image to enlargeDecide the size of the flower first and draw an approximate circle. This circle is only a help guideline. Do it by very weak pencil lines.
click the image to enlargeAfter careful observation begin to sketch the petals. See enlarged picture in details how I did it. Only approximate and rough strokes.
click the image to enlargeComplete the sketch with all the petals. If you have difficulty to sketch exactly the same shapes do some sketch study on a separate paper.
click the image to enlargeSketch the leaves around. Mark out also the veins on the leaves for your later better orientation.
click the image to enlargeBy pink color pencil draw the contours of petals in one single line. Draw it over the initial graphite pencil lines.
click the image to enlargeErase all graphite pencil lines so that only pink colored petal contours and green leaves contours remain. Enlarge the picture to see what I mean.
click the image to enlargeVery gently begin to color the petals in pink. Very gently. Draw the strokes always along the petals, never across them.
click the image to enlargeLeave the center of the flower almost white because there you are going go draw the stigma of the flower surrounded by the crown of stamens.
click the image to enlargeFinish shading the petals. Notice that the edges are darker and some edges are slightly folded upward.
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click the image to enlargeLets start to color the leaves. Prepare one light green and one dark green pencil. Color the first layer in light green.
click the image to enlargeContinue coloring all leaves in light green as the basic layer. Mark out the veins by stronger green pencil line with the same light green pencil.
click the image to enlargeOn the top of the leaves, slightly erase the area around veins so that it becomes brighter – as you see on the picture.
click the image to enlargeColor in green all the rest. Deeper places near water level are darker and the areas opened to the surface are naturally brighter.
click the image to enlargeFinally, in order to make your lotus flower drawings complete and look realistic, darken and shade the middle parts of the leaves by dark green.
Apr 24, 18 09:05 PM
I wanted to draw a my favorite character out of an awesome anime, so I decided to invest in shaded pencils to try and bring him to life. Before this I
Apr 24, 18 04:23 AM
Just some practice water color painting..
Apr 23, 18 04:18 AM
There is really no story with this drawing but many people say I stole it... I published it on devinart and people kept telling me it was stolen. I deactivated
Apr 23, 18 04:04 AM
Apr 23, 18 03:23 AM
I love owls and recently went to a sketching class and after a while felt confident to do this.
Apr 23, 18 03:20 AM
I wanted to draw a bird so I did.
Apr 23, 18 03:16 AM
Mongols invading stronghold.
Apr 23, 18 03:11 AM
Hope you like it.
Apr 23, 18 03:09 AM
This is my first attempt to draw cartoon character called Appu..I like the cartoon character Appu who is an elephant.
Apr 23, 18 03:06 AM
Trying to get more realistic with my drawing