Drawing and crafts

How to draw a Carnation step by step



Let`s learn  how to draw a Carnation. Notice that there are so many different types of carnations.I personally like field  simple carnation with five pink petals.


But most of the people imagine carnation as big red terry flower. If so,then we need to draw  exactlythat sort, because we need to meet the expectations of people.
Carnation  flower
I agreehe’s cute too. But it would be difficult to draw because of its formlessness.
Flower pencil sketch
Tentative sketch  is ready.

And now we have to accept the fact that only the stem and leaves have a clear form:
Carnation stem drawing
The petals look like crumpled paper.
Carnation flower

Carnation  flower sketch

I drew the flower in this way: very closely watched and outlined the petals one by one. I did  so as not to miss one, because terry flowers have not laws in the structure. On the other hand – well, at least I had a flower for drawing from nature. It is impossible to draw all the chaos of this petals on the imagination.
Carnation drawing step by step
And it was hard to color this flower.
Carnation painting step by step
Only the shadows  rescued me – they somehow structured the picture:
Carnation picture
Well,here is a portrait stud. Compare with original:
Carnation  drawing.
Now you know how to draw a Carnation – from nature!



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