How to Draw Rosemary

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Learn how to draw a great looking Rosemary with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Rosemary.

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Complete Rosemary drawing
Complete Rosemary drawing

Rosemary is a plant native to the Mediterranean region, known for its taste and smell. Would you like to add a rosemary drawing to your herb garden? Now you can!

Rosemary is an evergreen shrub. It consists of woody stems with long, narrow leaves. Each leaf has a deep vein.

The herb is very fragrant and used in cooking. You can learn how to draw rosemary with the help of this easy, step-by-step plant drawing tutorial.

The branch of the plant in this drawing is known as a "sprig" - a small branch representing the amount used in cooking a single dish. You can copy the drawing several times over to make a full rosemary plant.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

Do you know what goes great with rosemary? Bread, cheese, and olive oil! You don't have to be a chef to set a fine table in your sketchbook.

Channel your Italian foodie to create a composite olive drawing, cheese drawing, and bread drawing. You can even complete your meal with a wine bottle drawing. Let's get cooking!

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Rosemary

How to Draw a Great Looking Rosemary for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

Rosemary step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cartoon rosemary outline by drawing its woody stem. Use pairs of branching curved lines to create a "Y" shape. At the tip of one twig, enclose a narrow teardrop shape. This is the plant's first leaf.

Easy Rosemary Drawing - Step 2

Rosemary step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw more narrow, teardrop-shaped leaves along the stem. Notice how they are grouped in pairs on opposite sides of the stem.

Easy Rosemary Drawing - Step 3

Rosemary step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw more long, narrow leaves until the group of two becomes a group of four. Then, draw another grouping of four narrow leaves below it.

Easy Rosemary Drawing - Step 4

Rosemary step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw more long, narrow leaves until the group of two becomes a group of four. Then, draw another grouping of four narrow leaves below it.

Easy Rosemary Drawing - Step 5

Rosemary step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw two more groupings of two curved, narrow leaves near the base of the sprig.

Easy Rosemary Drawing - Step 6

Rosemary step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Begin drawing narrow, teardrop-shaped leaves along the remaining branch of the "Y" shaped stem. Erase the stem as necessary.

Easy Rosemary Drawing - Step 7

Rosemary step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw more long, narrow leaves along the rosemary sprig.

Add More Details to Your Rosemary Picture - Step 8

Rosemary step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw more long, narrow leaves until you reach the very tip of the twig. Then, begin to texture the leaves with a central vein. Use a long curved line for each leaf.

Complete the Outline of Your Rosemary Drawing - Step 9

Rosemary step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Continue drawing curved lines down the center of each leaf until all of the leaves have this contouring.

Color Your Rosemary Drawing

Rosemary step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your rosemary outline is now complete. Color your plant. Rosemary has brown or green wooden stems and deep green leaves.

Easy, step by step Rosemary drawing tutorial
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