How to Draw a Rebel Flag


To draw the Rebel flag, you should first learn to draw St. Andrew's Cross; the "X"-shape taken from the St. Andrew's Cross is the centerpiece of the flag. From there, add the stars and colors to complete the representation.

Things You'll Need

  • Paper
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Red pencil
  • Blue pencil
  • Draw an upside down "V" at the bottom of your paper that begins about 1/2 inch in from each corner. The point should end in the middle of the paper and be about a 1/2 inch to 1 inch below the center mark. Use a ruler to draw straight lines.

  • Turn your paper upside down and repeat Step 1.

  • Add the same "V"-shapes on the short side of your paper to the left and right. Again, begin about 1/2 inch from the top and bottom of the paper. This process forms the St. Andrew's Cross that the rebel flag was modeled after.

  • Trace a thin border around the "V's" that compose your your St. Andrew's cross.

  • Insert the white stars inside the bars of the cross. Place one star in the center and three more evenly spaced on either side of the cross in each direction.

  • Color the rebel flag. The stars stay white as does the slim border around each "V"-shape. The bars of the St. Andrew's cross are blue and the remaining triangles are red.

Tips & Warnings

  • Draw the rebel flag 8 1/2-by-11-inch sheet of paper so you have the correct dimensions.

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