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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.
Nov 23, 16 05:08 PM
Hi, is this my dream girl the fact is I love to make sketches and one day when I wake up in the morning i start to draw my dream girl face on paper and
Nov 23, 16 05:06 PM
I realy like Harley Quinn's character, so i decide to sketch one :).
Nov 23, 16 04:56 PM
I really loved anime!;)
Nov 21, 16 12:02 AM
Well art is also my passion so i want to share it
Nov 20, 16 11:58 PM
Hi!!oh my gosh!!this is my 1st time sharing my drawing nor do i expect people to like them...I just like drawing and I just wanted to share it... story:
Nov 18, 16 05:02 PM
My first drawing of a horse. Simple line one, one posted earlier is a detailed one but with just the horse head.
Nov 18, 16 04:57 PM
This is my first drawing of a horse. A simple line drawing done by kids. Next to follow is a detailed one.
Nov 13, 16 08:20 AM
Hi I am Baldev Gora from India and i like Arts
Nov 07, 16 08:50 PM
This is a drawing made with pen. I love this palace which is popular in some Bollywood horror movies and decided to draw it.
Nov 02, 16 04:14 AM
This beautiful girl is Raven. She is a total Mama's girl! Very sweet and loving. I was asked to draw her as a gift for her Mom. I knew I had it right when