How to Draw Valentine Hearts With Wings

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Overview

Hearts are the widespread symbol of Valentines Day. Whether you are creating a valentine card, envelope or decoration, drawing a heart with wings always adds a little extra. The symbol of the Sufi Movement is the heart with wings. It symbolizes that the heart reaches out and is between soul and body, spirit and matter. Here's how to draw hearts with wings.

Step 1

Use your pencil and draw half a heart, like a question mark without the dot at the bottom.

Step 2

Draw the other half of the heart, mirroring the opposite side.

Step 3

Place the tip of your pencil a finger width away from the top center of the heart. Draw out the top of the wing from here, curving up then down, then slightly up. From here draw the curves of seven to eight more feathers underneath the top one, making them smaller as they go down.

Step 4

Define the feathers by drawing short curving lines from the edge of the heart and small curved dashes at the tip of each feather.

Step 5

Repeat these steps for the opposite wing.

Step 6

Color the heart as you wish. Get creative. You can color the heart a solid red or create a glow of progressive colors such as pink, lavender, red and cream from the center out. Color the feathers a cream, shadowed with lavender or create your own color scheme.

Things You'll Need

  • pencil
  • paper
  • colored pencils or other color medium
Keywords: valentine, heart, wings, draw, color

About this Author

Naomi Judd, CIG, has been a writer for six years and been published in Tidal Echoes, Centripetal, The Capital City Weekly and Northwest.com. She has a self-designed Bachelor of Arts degree in adventure writing from Plymouth State University and is currently earning an Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from University of Southern Maine.

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