Drawing a Trefoil

Trefoils are pretty tough to draw. This isn’t so much because of the difficulty in getting the circles drawn neatly enough, but rather it’s because it’s very hard to get everything positioned properly. Fortunately, I’ve developed three ways to work around this. The first method is to use a grid. …

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Drawing a torch

Good old fashioned torches are really quite simple. The only trick to them is getting them proportioned and centered properly. Here’s how to draw a burning torch: Start by lightly drawing a rectangle that’s about three times higher than it is wide. Draw a line across the rectangle so that …

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Drawing a Tau Cross

You probably have to make an effort to get easier than this design. Your only concern here is the proportions, and that’s what this tutorial will take care of. Here’s all you need to do for this design: Lightly draw a square. Mark off the central fifth of the top …

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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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Drawing a Star of David

This may look extremely complicated, but it turns out it’s very easy to draw. It’s just two Creator Stars placed together. Here’s how to draw this design: Start out by drawing one Creator’s Star. Lightly draw a diagonal line from the rectangle’s corner, then draw lines of the same length …

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Drawing Saint Peter’s Cross

St. Peter’s Cross is simply a Latin Cross drawn upside down. To draw one you can work it out from the Latin Cross tutorial or just follow the steps below. For a quick and easy method, use a grid and follow this pattern: If you’re not using a grid, here’s …

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Drawing St. Andrew’s Cross

If you wanted a challenge, this wasn’t the design to select. It’s very, very easy to make, as it’s just a slightly compressed X. For those of you that prefer working against a grid, here’s the pattern to follow: Otherwise, just follow these steps: Prepare a rectangle that’s 4 by …

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Drawing a square halo

This design, while not very common, is pretty quickly done. Here’s how to do this unique halo: Complete the steps to positioning a halo, including the optional third step. The square drawn in that third step is the outer border of your halo. Lightly draw lines going diagonally inwards from …

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Drawing a Square

This tutorial is for drawing a square as it appears as a symbol or part of a larger symbol, not for drawing rectangles or squares themselves. If that’s what you want, then go to the tutorial for drawing rectangles. As a symbol, the square is typically not filled in. So …

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