How to Draw a Picture with Flowers


There is hardly a man who at least once in his life didn’t stop to admire the flowers. Bright colors, wonderful aroma and the unearthly beauty inspired poets and artists for creating true masterpieces. In this article, we are going to introduce some drawing tips on how to create a perfect handmade gift with flowers for the person you love. But before we give you the steps let us share with you another handmade items that are great presents for any occasion – the roses and jewelry from It’s truly amazing how a real rose can be made in a gift for eternity! Now – back to our drawing:

First, we need a simple pencil and paper. Draw a large circle and mark its center and around the center draw another small circle. You can use the compass circle or something round. From the center to the edges you need to put eight straight lines. Then follow this simple instruction:

Begin to draw neat flower petals around the center;

After, you need to delete all extra pencil lines;

The middle of the flower changes color to yellow and the petals become red straight lines, since it will make the petals texture; (you can find some nice advice here)

When the shape of the bud and its location on the sheet of paper is found, proceed to the definition of the features of the flower. In this respect, the basic principle of drawing is to go from the general to the particular; from large forms to the details. During this operation one should try to keep an eye on the entire flower, not just on the one petal;

The edges of the petals have to be painted with a very bright light to the middle left;
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Using Temperature, Tone and Value in Painting


Are you involved into a marvelous art of painting? Then you should know that in painting, we often come across such notions as “tone”, “temperature” and” value”. They are the three pillars making the foundation for the successful drawing. First, we will give the definitions of these concepts and introduce some useful tips to the beginners.

Tone can be explained through the notion of luminosity, which calculates on lighting, the original color of objects and the extent of their distance from the observer.

Temperature is preliminary the method of transmission of light, shadows and midtones proportional to what we observe in nature. Creating a tone scale (tonal scales) is necessary because art facilities for the transmission of nature (paper, canvas, pencil, charcoal, ink, etc.) have a much smaller range of dark and light than the nature itself.

We need to learn a pattern to define the lightest tone in the statement, the darkest tone and the average tone. Therefore, it is crucial to build a parallel tonal scale. What does it mean? Let me explain with an example. We have to make the drawing of the vase on the table. And we cannot name its color exactly by name, rather the tone just. This is to some extent possible to achieve if you look with the slightly narrowed eyes.

What is value then? First and foremost, the value is the amount of light or dark in a particular color scheme. The problems of light and shadow, white, black and gray as well as issues of light and shadow and their relationship should be carefully studied. However, there is a plethora of possible solutions of these problems particularly necessary in our creative work.
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