Flower Sketches


Poinsettia Flower Sketch

It is sometimes difficult to distinguish exactly flower sketches from flower drawings.
When you sketch a flower or any other object, you are usually just quickly laying out a basic outline. Good example is Poinsettia Flower Sketch, where you simply outline only the shape of the leaves first.

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You don’t go too much into details, but at least, the sketch should picture and give you or your visitor a clear idea what the object is.

When you sketch, you do not mind making mistakes. You do not mind if the strokes aren't exactly as you wish they supposed to be, because it simply does not matter at all.

That is how I perceive the meaning of sketching.

So, naturally you should first practice sketches of flowers before flower drawings. Sketching is a kind of study.

Every great artist you have heard about did countless sketches and studies before they made the final drawing or painting.

By sketching flowers first, you learn and memorize their shape and contours better. You feel less stressed and less pressure and less expectations of how the final picture might look like. It simply doesn't matter at this stage.

When you sketch often, you will be able to capture the correct proportions of the flower or any other object.

That's how it works.

We humans are very peculiar beings. We often are “absolutely sure” that we are not able to do something...unless...we do it and see that we are able to do it.

And then, watching our own piece of art, we are amazed how did we do it...yet still can’t believe it.

I encourage you to just do it. Grab your pen or whatever writing instrument you have handy and sketch, or draw.

Simple Sketches of Roses

Although I do not recommend starting to learn to sketch flowers from roses…yet, I would like to lure you, to tempt you to try out this rose sketch.

Roses are one of the most beautiful flowers, but they also look quite complex. A simple sketch of a rose can be done in fact very easily, you only need a little practice first.

Some Tips For Beginners

  • chose simple flowers
  • if possible, avoid sketching roses in the very beginning
  • print out any of the sketches or drawings on this website and copy them as you like
  • buy a set of A4-sized tracing papers and copy-trace any flower from books or magazines.
    It is one of the best ways to learn and quickly memorize the shapes and proportions of any kind of object.
  • HB pencil will work well for any kind of sketching
  • be patient


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  1. The house and the Tree landscape

    Jul 14, 19 03:27 AM

    I have used the fine art pencils to draw the landscape and the fine qualities of the cotton buds is used to shade the drawing and to give it realistic

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  2. My Anime

    Jul 14, 19 02:47 AM

    anime collection

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  3. With ballpoint pen double exposure

    Jul 14, 19 02:38 AM

    Completed art with ballpoint pen on bristol paper. Small 7.5cm×9cm. I have chosen as reference, a simple double exposure photo and I have drawn part

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  4. Elvis Presley Drawing No 27

    Jul 14, 19 02:32 AM

    I think this is one of my favourites I've done to date

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  5. Elvis Presley Drawing No 26

    Jul 14, 19 02:28 AM

    Still learning to draw portraits with coloured pencils

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  6. A girl

    Jul 14, 19 02:19 AM

    Thinking of a girl this os my first sketch

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  7. Patterson, Gimlin Bigfoot. Bluff Creek California

    Jul 14, 19 01:57 AM

    Intrigued by the online photo, I decided to sketch it.

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  8. A recreation of a beautiful drawing of a girl

    Jul 14, 19 01:50 AM

    This picture I see as inspiration . I also see this as a girl who looks pretty and is really popular but from the inside she is drowning from her own pain

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  9. My anime edit

    Jul 02, 19 08:30 PM

    I edited an anime base girl her name is Hannah her hair is meant to be black ebony and her eyes are meant to be lavender purple

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  10. With gel ink pen

    Jul 02, 19 06:14 PM

    No ruler nor pencil was used. I went directly with the pen

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  11. Jack And The Beanstalk

    Jul 02, 19 06:08 PM

    I had so much fun drawing my “Elephant Bathing” that I decided to try another fantasy drawing. What better subject than Jack and the Beanstalk! Fantasy

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  12. Northern Lights

    Jul 02, 19 03:14 AM

    One of the most spectacular, natural wonders you will ever see, if you’re lucky, are the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. I was lucky enough to see

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  13. Sun and Stars

    Jul 02, 19 03:12 AM

    I submitted a drawing earlier called Sun and Planets and was disappointed that in order to fit all the planets on the drawing I had to make the sun very

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  14. A Man From The 1920's With A Cane

    Jul 02, 19 03:06 AM

    I call him Stewart Mcdonald. Born in 1873 now 68 years old in 1941, Stewart is a retired baseball coach. He still likes to see the new coach train and

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  15. My anime princess

    Jul 02, 19 03:02 AM

    I drew a princess I couldn’t come up with a name please help me come up with a name starting with the letter A no reward just 🦄 emoji

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