Drawing a Celtic Cross

This is a popular style as it’s fancy without being too overbearing. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to draw if you’ve practiced the Latin Cross design enough times. The main problem is getting the circle in place. Using a grid can make this easier; just follow this pattern: Don’t want to …

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Drawing a Calvary Cross

A Calvary Cross is simply a Latin Cross placed upon a few steps, which makes it an extremely easy design to make. In fact, if you’re using a grid, this becomes a simple case of following a pattern: Here’s an easy way to draw a Calvary Cross without a grid …

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Drawing a Budded Cross

Like a few other cross designs, this is based on the Latin Cross. If you’ve mastered that cross, you’ll have an easy time drawing a budded cross. Of course, using a grid will just make things easier: But, should you want to do this without a grid, here’s a method …

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Drawing a Beehive

Drawing a beehive can be tricky. The major difficulty is getting the hive itself centered and the bees placed an equal distance around it. Here’s a series of steps to handle this design: Draw a large box where the beehive will go. Connect the corners. Draw two lines from the …

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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: Complete the steps for positioning a halo. Use the ends of the …

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Drawing an Apple

Apples are really simple things to draw. In fact, it almost feels like including a tutorial for them is overkill, but sometimes it helps to have a method that lets you plan the size and position of things before you add any details. So let’s draw an apple: Start by …

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Drawing an Anchor Cross

The anchor cross can be tricky if you’re not careful, but if you’ve practiced the Latin cross and circles enough, then you won’t have much trouble with this design. By and large, the hardest part is probably going to be getting the circles placed neatly on the stipe. Here’s a …

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Drawing Alpha and Omega

Since both of these are letters from the Greek alphabet, there are a few different ways to draw them. Which way you choose is up to you; use whatever you think would work best with your project. Select an image below for a tutorial on that particular way to draw …

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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 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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