Valentines is coming up! Help your kids learn how to draw a rose for that perfect person, even if that perfect person is you ;) Although, I can’t promise they won’t draw it for anyone else.


  • Paper
  • Pencil, crayon, or marker

Watch How To Draw A Rose

If you’re having trouble watching the video here, watch it on YouTube!

Step By Step Instructions

1. First draw a foreshortened spiral at the center top of your paper.
draw a rose step 1


2. Now draw a “U” shape connecting both sides of the spiral.

draw a rose step 2


3. Then draw an “S” shape for the first open petal.

how to draw a rose step 3


4. Next draw the second open petal, and a “Y” shape for the other petals.

how to draw a rose step 4


5. Draw the spiky leaves under the rose, and a long stem.

how to draw a rose step 5


6. Now add the thorns, and two curved lines for the center of the leaves.

how to draw a rose step 6


7. Next draw the jagged leaf edges.

how to draw a rose step 7


8. Last, add some leaf details.

how to draw a rose step 8

That’s it! A perfect rose for a perfect valentine.

Download & Print

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Download how to draw a rose step by step


18 Responses

  1. Skylar

    Thx Rob now i can axually draw a perfect rose!!!!!

    p.s i think you and your family are cool(even -though i havent met any of yall) thx… :) :) :) :)

  2. layton

    Thanks sooo much
    the finished piece looks amazing!!!!
    It was very easy.


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