How to Draw a Rose in Amadine

Create a document with a width of 2800 and a height of 2500 px and click Create.

New document window

In the toolbar, select the Pen Tool. In Appearance panel, choose Stroke 16 pt and begin to draw the center of the rose.

The first steps of a rose creation in Amadine

Continue adding the petals behind the original contour.

The middle of a rose in Amadine

After drawing a few contours, add a gradient. Select the first contour and add the gradient. Select the Gradient Tool and start pulling the color marker from one side to the other. Click on the color marker to open the color settings panel. Choose the right color #EC4F52 then select the second marker and choose the color #B4282C. Click on the empty space on the canvas to close the panel.

The gradient panel in Amadine

Add some more contours over the main petals using the Pen Tool.

More contours being added to the colored middle of a rose in Amadine

Continue adding petals behind the objects with gradients.

The petals being added behind the colored middle of a rose in Amadine

Add a gradient to the remaining petals. Select the Gradient Tool and start pulling the color marker from one side to the other. Make a click on the color marker to open color settings panel. Choose the right color #EC4F52, then select the second marker and choose the color #B4282C. Click on the empty space on the canvas to close the panel.

The rose being colored with gradients in Amadine

Add final contours over the main petals using the Pen Tool.

More contours being added to the colored rose flower in Amadine

Now it's time to draw the leaves behind the rose petals using the Pen Tool.

The leaves are being drawn behind the flower in Amadine

Add a gradient to the leaves. Select the Gradient Tool and start pulling the color marker from one side to the other. Make a click on the color marker to open color settings panel. Choose the right color #4EA251 then select the second marker and choose the color #82C958. Click on the empty space on the canvas to close the panel.

Gradient color being added to the rose leaves

Finally, add more lines to make the leaves more realistic. Select the Pen Tool and draw a black lines within a leaf.

More lines being added to the colored rose leaf

After that, select the lines you have just drawn, find them in the Appearance panel and click on the Gear icon near the Stroke to enter the stroke settings. In the panel that appears, select the Profile which is indicated in the screenshot below. Do the same with all the lines inside the leaves.

Copy the lines over all other leaves

Our beautiful rose is ready!

Final result of the Rose drawn in Amadine