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  Tutorials Photoshop Drawing Techniques Drawing Colorful Flowers

Drawing Colorful Flowers

Create a new document, fill background with black color

Create a new layer, use Pen tool to make lines like the picture below:

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Press Ctrl+Enter to make selection then fill it with white color

Create a new layer, use Pen tool to make other lines, Ctrl+Enter to make selection then fill it with white color

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Merge 2 layers then fill it with color #820000

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Create a new layer, Ctrl+Click on petal layer to get selection

Choose Gradient to and set properties like this:

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Click to enlarge

Apply gradient to selection to get the result like this:

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Hit "M" key, use down arrow key to move the selection down 1px then hit Delete key, you will get:

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Repeat above step (create new layer, ctrl+click to get selection, fill Gradient), keep selection and hit M key, move the selection like the picture below:

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Hit Delete key, change blend mode to Overlay or Softlight, you will get:

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Continue to repeat above steps, you will have:

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Repeat 2 or 3 times with different distances

Now you will use above steps to makeup for right part

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Use Eraser tool to remove redundant parts on your document

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It should now look like this

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Merge all layers, duplicate petal layer then arrange petals like this

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Continue merge 4 petal layers, duplicate this layer 2 times then arrange like this:

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You can add some other details you like.

Now you will adjust the color (Ctrl+U) and use some blend modes (Overlay or Softlight) to make some different results

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These are my final results

Drawing Colorful Flowers

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