How To Draw A Rose For Beginners: Step 6

How to Draw a Rose for Beginners

Kids will love learning how to draw a rose for beginners in today’s drawing lesson.

Expect 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy designing their own rose for beginners on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this rose for beginners drawing lesson.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw their own rose for beginners.

Finally learn to draw your very own flowers by following this tutorial at your own leisure. …and now for the how to draw a rose for beginners lesson…


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayon or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker
  • How to Draw a Rose for Beginners Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Rose For Beginners: All Steps

By the end of this lesson we will arrive at a finished drawing of a rose for beginners by working on one area at a time. The drawing will take 6 steps in total as we continue to make each part which will get us closer to the finished artwork. The finished work of art will be finalized with color making it a drawing you will be proud of!

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Start The Rose From The Middle

    How To Draw A Rose For Beginners: Step 1

    Towards the right of the page, start the middle of the rose by using straight lines with rounded corners.

  2. Add Petals

    How To Draw A Rose For Beginners: Step 2

    Around the middle shape, add more petals with straight lines and rounded edges.

  3. Add More Petals

    How To Draw A Rose For Beginners: Step 3

    Continue adding more petals the same way you have been.

  4. Finish The Petals

    How To Draw A Rose For Beginners: Step 4

    Add more petals around the outside to finish up the flower shape. Roses aren’t perfectly round, so leaving the outside edges bumpy is okay.

  5. Add Spiky Leaves

    How To Draw A Rose For Beginners: Step 5

    Draw some leaves with small spikes on the outside to fill the page.

  6. Color It In

    How To Draw A Rose For Beginners: Step 6

    Roses come in many colors such as pink, red, yellow, white, and more.

How to Draw a Rose for Beginners PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Rose for Beginners. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

Growing Roses in Your Garden

You do not have to be intimidated about growing your own roses. With a little understanding of how to nurture roses, you can have your own supply of beautiful roses.

What Tools You Need

It is important to have the right tools when it comes to gardening. You will need a rake for raking leaves and some hand snips for pruning.

You should be able to find your favorite garden tools and pruning gloves at the local gardening store.

Plan ahead and purchase roses that are flowering in mid-April. They will not flower again until late summer, so do not plant the roses too early. You can even choose roses that are in a variety of colors. Pruning the rose will prevent it from growing too tall.

Where to Plant Your Roses

According to the University of Arkansas Extension Service, roses have an estimated 3,000 distinct species. The variation in form and bloom color within a species makes it challenging to answer which cultivar is best suited for your area.

A good rule of thumb is to stick to a rose for which the green shoots are clearly visible from the top of the stem and you can easily discern the leaves and buds. If you live in an area that does not have a hard freeze, a landscape rose can be a great addition to your garden.

Consider your landscape, what textures and colors you want in your garden, what size beds you need and plant accordingly.


What’s not to like about roses? A red rose symbolizes love and peace. Purple roses symbolize royalty and wealth. And it’s hard to beat a fragrant white rose. But don’t overlook other breeds of roses. The fuchsia rose and tea rose are both wonderfully ornamental, but they also produce beautiful fragrant blooms. And of course, there are many native or wild rose varieties.

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