Drawing a basic halo

There isn't much to drawing a basic halo. The only real problem is getting it large enough that it surrounds the head, and that can be easily solved.

Here are the simple steps in drawing a basic halo:
Illustration of step 1 Complete the steps for positioning a halo.
Illustration of step 2 Use the ends of the plus you made to guide you in making a circle around the figure's head. The lower portion of the halo goes below the figure's shoulders, so don't be too surprised when that happens.