To draw an heater, draw the top line then draw lines down from the ends which are one third the length of the top line. Using the ends of the two vertical line as center points and draw arcs down from the points opposit, and where the two arcs meet is the bottom of the heater. There are period references to the chief being a row of three squares surmounting an equalateral triangle which looks like this heater to the right. |

Dexter side is the left side of the shieldSinister side is the right side of the shieldChief is the area at the top of the shieldBase is the area at the bottom of the shieldDexter chief is the area at the top left of the shieldSinister chief is the area at the top right of the shieldMiddle chief is the area at the center top of the shieldDexter base is the area of the lower left of the shieldSinister base is the area of the lower right of the shieldMiddle base is the area of the shieldHonour point is the upper center point of the shieldFess point is the center point of the shieldNombril of Navel point is the lower center point of the shield |

If you'd like to see a bunch of finished Arms have a look at The **Gallery** of Arms Page.