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!

Method 1
A Simple Latin Cross

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

Method 2
A Budded Cross

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    Draw a cross outline. Draw a small square in the middle of your outline.
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    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.
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    Draw 2 more squares below the bottom square.
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    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.
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    Fill in the shapes with the color you want.
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    Erase all guidelines completely.

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Categories: Drawing | Christian Crafts