Instructions: Practice drawing stars. Stars are shapes with pointed vertices and intersecting lines. Stars can have different numbers of points.

Materials: Ruler, drawing paper, drawing implements such as pencils, fine-tipped pens or markers, or charcoal.

Keywords: Star

Step 1: Draw a 5-pointed star as shown below. With enough practice, you will be able to draw a 5-pointed star without ever lifting your pencil from the paper. Use a ruler if desired.

Step 2: There are other types of stars with 4, 6, 10 points as shown below. Practice drawing another type of star.
Step 3: With a fresh piece of paper, draw anything you wish, but incorporate at least one star into your artwork. Use glue, scissors, colored paper, markers, paint, or anything else you desire to create your artwork.

See below the painting 'Empress Elisabeth of Austria in Courtly Gala Dress with Diamond Stars' by German painter Franz Xaver Winterhalter. Examine the painting and find the stars.

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