Learn how to draw a crown and then bling it out as much as your heart desires. Solid coloring will make it as bright as it can be!
If you find yourself needing to draw a crown, be it for school (Star of the Week) or for a personal project at home (birthday party) then here is a little help. Rather than settling for a generic version, why not take a few minutes to make it extra fancy? The only real requirement is that it is symmetrical. After that, the more shine and jewels it can hold, the better.
Coloring Tip: If you like the shading of this crown, it’s easy to do. All you need is a golden yellow and a light yellow crayon. The golden one makes a nice subtle shadow and the light yellow blends into it nicely, if you just overlap the colors a bit. No need to break out the pastels when crayons do the job just fine.
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Materials for a Crown Drawing
- Pencil. The Ticonderoga brand are the most reliable, make nice dark lines when you need them, and are the easiest to erase. Buying the pre-sharpened ones will save busy teachers a lot of time.
- Eraser. Large ones you can hold in your hand do a much better job than just the pencil tip erasers, especially when erasing leftover pencil lines after tracing.
- Black Sharpie Marker. These fine point permanent marker pens make nice black outlines, have a good tip for coloring, and never bleed when they get wet. Use them with good ventilation and add extra paper underneath to protect your tables.
- Prang Crayons. These are a bit softer than other crayons so they sometimes look like oil pastels. They also have a some nice brown shades that Crayola does not have unless you buy their larger boxes.
- Crayola Crayons. The reliable brand that always works well. The 24 pack has some of my favorite golden orange and yellow colors that seem a bit richer and warmer than the ones Prang has.
Directions to Draw a Crown Step by Step
Time needed: 40 minutes.
How to Draw a Crown
- Start with a wide U shape.
- Angle sides out a bit and add three circles.
- Draw two symmetrical curve shapes.
- Connect with two more circles and curves.
- Draw a wide band near the top.
- Add another band near the bottom.
- Finish off with an assortment of jewels.
- Trace and color with a golden yellow.
- Finish with a light yellow and bright jewels.