How to Draw an Xbox Controller

Create a wonderful Xbox Controller drawing with easy, step-by-step instructions and video tutorial. Great for kids and beginner artists!

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For many years, Xbox has been Microsoft's flagship video game system. Released in 2001, the Xbox system competes with Sony's PlayStation and Nintendo's GameCube.

You can learn how to draw an Xbox controller and prove yourself a video game devotee.

Like most video game consoles, the Xbox uses a standardized controller. It has joysticks, trigger buttons, lettered buttons, and a directional pad.

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Using Xbox console, game CDs and DVDs, and the streaming service Xbox Live, players can access a variety of games that transport them across the universe.

Popular titles include Halo, Kinect Adventures!, and Call of Duty.

Where will your gaming adventures take you? Pick up your pencil, because it's time to find out. Are you ready, Player One?

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Link Zelda, Marshmello from Fortnite, and Luigi from Super Mario Bros.

Easy, step by step Xbox Controller drawing tutorial
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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing an Xbox Controller

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1. Begin by using a long curved line to outline the irregular shape of the controller. It looks a bit like a boxy letter "C" turned on its side.

Xbox Controller drawing - step 2
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2. Use curved lines to enclose the LT (Left Trigger or Zoom Out Button) and RT (Right Trigger or Zoom In Button) buttons on the front of the controller.

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3. Draw a circle in the lower-left middle section of the controller. Then, draw two straight, vertical lines across the button. This begins the Directional Pad.

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4. Draw a pair of straight horizontal lines across the Directional Pad, forming an "X" shape. Then, above this button, draw a circle within a circle. This forms the Left Stick, a small joystick.

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5. Draw two small circles in line with the Left Stick. To the left is the Back Button, and to the right is the Start Button. Below this, draw another circle within a circle. This forms the Right Stick, another small joystick.

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6. Detail the buttons. Draw two overlapping rectangles on one, and three straight, horizontal lines across the other. Below and between these buttons, draw a small horizontal oval. Within it, use straight lines to draw half of a rectangle and an upward-facing arrow. This is the Guide Button.

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7. Draw three small circles positioned in a diamond shape on one side of the controller. These will become the A, B, X, and Y Buttons.

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8. Detail the buttons drawn in the previous step. Write the letter "Y" on the top button, and "X" on the one to its left. Write the letter "A" on the bottom button, and "B" on the remaining button.

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9. Draw a circle near the top of the controller, and use curved lines to outline a bold letter "X." This is the Xbox logo.

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Color your Xbox controller. Standard controllers come in many colors - most often black, white, or grey. Specialty controllers and skins are also available, so be creative!

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