Learn how to draw a great looking Banner with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial. You can now easily create a beautiful Banner drawing.
The use of banners has a long history. Ancient armies, including those of ancient Rome, carried banners to identify themselves, organize groups, and communicate over long distances.
Today, banners are used by many people and organizations. Individuals may hang banners outside their homes to welcome a returning loved one or to show their support for a cause. Businesses, schools, sports teams, and other groups use banners to advertise their products or organizations.
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It is also common to see drawings of banners on awards certificates, diplomas, coloring pages, announcements, and other documents. This traditional style has long been used to draw attention to important words.
Would you like to draw a cartoon banner? This easy, step-by-step cartoon drawing tutorial is here to show you how. All you will need is a pen, pencil, marker, or crayon and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to color your finished drawing.
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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Banner
Banner Drawing - Step 1
1. Begin by drawing a long, curved line. Note that the line points downward on each end as if forming three sides of a curved trapezoid shape.
Banner Drawing - Step 2
2. Draw a curved, wavy line across one side of the banner. This line should form half of the curved bottom of the trapezoid but continue past its borders. This forms the overlap and a portion of the bottom of the banner ribbon.
Banner Drawing - Step 3
3. Draw another wavy, curved line to create a mirror image of the first. The curved trapezoid of the central banner section is now completely enclosed, and the outstretched lines form the bottoms of the banner's ribbon ends.
Banner Drawing - Step 4
4. Draw a curved line on one side of the banner. Draw a straight line between the top and bottom of the ribbon, indicating a fold and overlap of the banner material. Then, draw straight lines from the bottom edges of the ribbon to the overlapping portions of the banner above it.
Banner Drawing - Step 5
5. Draw a curved line to mirror the one on the opposite side. Draw straight lines to form the overlapping portions of the banner, creating a three-dimensional appearance.
Banner Drawing - Step 6
6. Begin writing the word or words displayed on the banner. In our example, we'll start with the letter "B." Then, draw "V" shaped lines on each end of the banner to indicate the clipped ribbons.
Banner Drawing - Step 7
7. Continue writing text on the banner. For our example, we'll continue with the letters "AN."
Banner Drawing - Step 8
8. Continue writing text on the banner. For our example, we'll continue with the letters "NE."
Banner Drawing - Step 9
9. Complete your banner's text. For our example, we'll write the letter "R" to complete the word "BANNER."
Complete Banner Drawing
Color your cartoon banner. Make it red like a finish line ribbon, creamy yellow like parchment paper, or any other color that is beautiful or meaningful to you.
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