How to Draw a Floral Design

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Flower motifs have been popular in artwork from time immemorial. We're drawn to flowers because of their bright colors, their delicate beauty, and their transience - they don't last. "Hippie" and "Boho" styles are especially known for their use of flowers... Read more

How to Draw Lavender

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The lavender plant is native to the Mediterranean region. Because of its pleasant scent, lavender has been used in soaps and perfumes since ancient times. In fact, its very name is derived from a word meaning "to wash." It is grown in gardens as an edible herb, a medicine, and for its scent... Read more

How to Draw a Rose Tattoo

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There are nearly 8,000 species of roses that grow around the world. From the wild varieties, edible and ornamental varieties have been cultivated. Roses are exchanged as gifts symbolizing love, friendship, apology, and sympathy... Read more

How to Draw a Chrysanthemum

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The chrysanthemum or mum is a popular garden flower. It is native to Europe and Asia. Its name is derived from the ancient Greek words for "golden flower." Chrysanthemums have many overlapping petals, similar in shape to the dandelion or carnation... Read more

How to Draw a Potted Plant

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Houseplants or potted plants are more popular today than ever before. Caretakers of such foliage often call themselves "plant parents" and "crazy plant ladies." Millennials make up a large proportion of this group. They grow plants as a hobby, to beautify their homes, and to freshen the air... Read more

How to Draw a Dead Rose

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Red roses have long been used to symbolize love. But a wilted, dead, or dying rose can mean a fading of hope and love or even the end of life. The most memorable depiction may be the enchanted rose from Beauty and the Beast. It was kept beneath glass to ensure that the last petal would not fall a moment too soon... Read more

How to Draw a Rose Bud

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There are about 100 different species of plants in the rose family. They are native to temperate areas in the Northern Hemisphere, namely in Asia, Europe, and North America. Many are cultivated by gardeners around the world for both their beauty and their sweet scent... Read more

How to Draw a Carnation

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The carnation is a flower native to the Mediterranean region. Also called clove pink or grenadine, carnations have a spicy aroma and have been cultivated for at least 2,000 years. The name "carnation" may be derived from the term "coronation," as flowers were often used in ceremonial crowns, or from the Latin carnis or incarnacyon due to the flowers flesh-toned hues... Read more

How to Draw a Hibiscus

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Hibiscus are showy, ornamental, brightly colored flowers. Most are tropical, but some can survive mild temperate winters. They are... Read more

How to Draw a Peony

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What is a peony? The peony is a flower known for having large petals and dramatic blossoms. The plants grow up to four feet tall... Read more

How to Draw an Orchid

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Orchids are tropical flowering plants that are found throughout the world. In fact, there are more than 22,000 species of orchids. Some... Read more

How to Draw a Poppy

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The poppy is a flower native to the northern hemisphere. Poppies have been cultivated by humans for thousands of years for... Read more