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.
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.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Rosemary
How to Draw a Great Looking Rosemary for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - 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
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
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
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
5. Draw two more groupings of two curved, narrow leaves near the base of the sprig.
Easy Rosemary Drawing - 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
7. Draw more long, narrow leaves along the rosemary sprig.
Add More Details to Your Rosemary Picture - 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
9. Continue drawing curved lines down the center of each leaf until all of the leaves have this contouring.
Color Your Rosemary Drawing
Your rosemary outline is now complete. Color your plant. Rosemary has brown or green wooden stems and deep green leaves.
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