How to draw

Drawing a 7 Point Star

This is a rather difficult symbol to get right. The easiest method involves two lines and a lot of rotation. Get your protractors out for this one. Here’s the easiest way to draw this design: Draw a vertical line. The length of this line is the radius of your star. …

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Drawing a Creator’s Star

This design is surprisingly easy. If you want, you can make it on a grid very quickly. However, it’s slightly out of proportion when you do it that way: A much better method is to follow these steps: Start by drawing a rectangle. Make the width slightly less than the …

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Drawing a Nativity Star

No picture of the manger or the three wise men is complete without the star high above! Fortunately, it’s an easy design to work with, as it’s just a 4 pointed star with a little embellishment. Here’s how to turn a four pointed star into something a little fancier: As …

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Drawing a Sun, Moon and Stars

This design involves measuring a lot of angles, but it’s otherwise a walk in the park. Here’s all you need to do: Start the design by drawing two circles a short distance apart. Turn the left circle into a proper moon by adding an arc. To make the sun, add …

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Shapeplay

Elsewhere I’ve mentioned that just about everything can be created by mixing and matching simple shapes, so now here’s your chance to play around with them. For instructions, visit this page. Select the size canvas for your game: 800×800 500×400 600×480 800×480 800×600 1024×480 1024×600 1024×800 Back to the top …

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Drawing the Star with 8 points

This stretched out design is largely dependent on its early steps. If you set up the underlying structure right, it’s a snap to get everything where it belongs with the right proportions. Using a grid can simplify things even further. If you don’t want to use a grid, try this …

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Drawing a Cross Crosslet

Although it might not look like it, this cross design is very easy to draw — especially against a grid. The main problem is getting the proportions right. It’s noticable if you’ve accidentally made it too thin or thick. If you’re using a grid, just follow this pattern: Not using …

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Drawing a Nimbus a Pans

While this design is rather rare, it’s very easy to do. Here are the steps to making this halo: Draw your figure first. Add a line going upwards from the center of your figure’s head. Try to make this line just a little shorter than the head is tall. Work …

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