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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.
Sep 18, 14 09:41 PM
calculate ur steps to be ahead of the game
Sep 18, 14 09:31 PM
I studied for two years at art school :)
Sep 18, 14 09:30 PM
I saw a drawing of an eagle on this site and wanted to draw it myself.
Sep 17, 14 09:59 PM
My dog the first day at my house .She lived 18 years.
Sep 13, 14 09:34 PM
nothing much story to tell.. i was a little inspired by some of the mangas i read, particularly the girls, the hot ones.. so here's my own manga girl
Sep 13, 14 09:31 PM
A very good friend of mine, she was looking out of the window and the sunlight falling on her face was mesmerizing, i stared at her for a few minutes,
Sep 12, 14 08:37 PM
hi. This is a pencil drawing of an old mailbox. I did a quick rough sketch of it while on holiday years ago but only managed to redo it recently. I changed
Sep 12, 14 08:26 PM
Hi. Here is my drawing.
Sep 10, 14 07:34 PM
Just a simple doodle of a lovely gal with freckles.
Sep 10, 14 07:28 PM
There is no story that goes with it but im sure whoever looks at it can make one that fits with the drawing... ;)