# How to Draw a Cross

Two Methods:A Simple Latin CrossA Budded Cross

This tutorial will teach you how to draw two different kinds of crosses!

## Steps

### Method 1 A Simple Latin Cross

- 1
**Draw a cross outline.**Draw a small square in the middle of your outline. You can use a ruler to help draw straight lines. - 2
**Draw more squares of the same size.**Draw one above and below the first square you drew and one on each side. - 3
**Draw 2 more squares below the bottom square.** - 4
**Divide the squares on the left and on the right of the cross, vertically and the remaining squares horizontally.** - 5
**Draw the center with a marker.**Make it thick and dark. - 6
**Erase your guidelines completely.**

### Method 2 A Budded Cross

- 1
**Draw a cross outline.**Draw a small square in the middle of your outline. - 2
**Draw more squares of the same size.**Draw one above and below the first square you drew and one on each side, just like the first method. - 3
**Draw 2 more squares below the bottom square.** - 4
**With a compass draw 3 circles each for the arms of the cross.**The diameter of each circle is equal to one side of the square. Use the guidelines to align the circles. - 5
**Fill in the shapes with the color you want.** - 6
**Erase all guidelines completely.**

## Article Info

Categories: Drawing | Christian Crafts