How to Draw a Braid

When I first started drawing i never new how to draw braids. I started to study braids and realized in most braids there is a zig zag pattern going threw it. Hope this helps!

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Step 1: The Zig Zag

Start a large zig zag pattern and make it smaller as it comes down

Step 2:

Draw two lines on each side. Draw them about how thick you want the braid to be.

Step 3:

Finish by drawing to the edge line and back add detail as needed

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3 Discussions


4 years ago on Introduction

you still don't know how to draw a proper braid, i don't mean to be rude but it just doesn't look good, you should practice more.


5 years ago

'coz' i would imagine ...x