5. Shading and Detail
Darken the area of the petals between the two irregular lines with many lines radiating from the center. Put small dots within the center circle. Shade the outer edges of the petals and the leaves with short parallel lines.
Shade the bud in the same way. Add more short curving lines for the remaining veins in the leaves.
These next flowering plants appear to have faces too, but it's their heart-shaped petals that make these flowers a favorite.
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