In this drawing lesson, we will show how to draw Santa Claus step by step. An exciting creative process awaits you.
Undoubtedly, you will really like this lesson, because it is dedicated to drawing everyone’s favorite character, and now you will learn how to draw Santa Claus.
We hope that you will get pleasant emotions during the implementation of this lesson and feel the atmosphere of the holiday. This lesson will also be very useful for you as you once again practice drawing a human figure.
Santa Claus is very kind and his main concern is New Year’s gifts for children, so children are always looking forward to the holiday.
Traditionally, Santa Claus is depicted in a red suit with white trim. On the head of Santa Claus, there is a red cap. Santa Claus has a magnificent beard and mustache. You can see all these features in the figure.
Time needed: 1 hour
How to Draw Santa Claus
- Draw the base.
In this step, use only thin lines. Draw the head in the shape of an oval, add the contour of the thoracic region and the pelvis. Use simple thin lines to mark the position of the limbs.
- Add the outline of the torso and make markings on the head.
Depict connecting lines between the thoracic region and the pelvis, draw the neck in the form of a cylinder. On the head, draw two transverse lines.
- Depict the arms and legs.
The limbs consist of several elements of a cylindrical shape, and the joints are in the form of circles. Use the lines you drew earlier than guides.
- Sketch out facial features.
In this step, you need to detail the face. Use the guidelines as a guide and draw the eyes, eyebrows, nose and small mouth.
- Draw the mustache and beard.
Now, in the lower part of the face, add the wide beard that has a rounded shape. To do this, use short strokes of different shapes. Draw the mustache.
- Depict the cap.
The main elements of the head are already ready, it remains only to add the headdress. On the head of Santa Claus, draw the cap of the same shape as shown in our example.
- Add the sleeves.
From the beard, draw lines to the sides and draw the shoulders. Using a wavy line, draw the outer contours of the sleeves and add the wide cuffs at the bottom.
- Sketch out the bottom of the jacket.
Draw the wide belt with the square buckle and add the wide trim to the bottom of the jacket.
- Draw the pants.
In this step, continue drawing the Santa’s clothes and add the wide pants with smooth lines.
- Depict the boots.
Now it’s time to draw the shoes. The tops of the boots are wide enough and there are buckles on the front.
- Correct inaccuracies.
The main contours are ready, and now you can evaluate whether you have drawn all the main parts of the body correctly. Now you can remove all unnecessary lines to prepare the drawing for coloring.
- Color the drawing.
In this tutorial, you will need shades of red, as well as pink and brown. Don’t forget to add shadows to make the drawing look more realistic.
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