How to draw a candy cane (+ coloring)

A child pays his or her attention to the smallest details when he or she watches the cartoons about Christmas in another countries. He or she will be obviously interested in such a candy as a candy cane. The child has never tasted such candies.

These candy canes are very popular in the western countries, and they are the traditional sweets of the Christmas holidays.

You can cook it at home now and you can draw a candy in order your child would be able to see more details of the candy cane.

You need:
1

Drawing the basis

The candy cane’s basis or the “handle” is a circle. Caramel can be of any size, it all depends on what will be like the first figure.

Drawing the basis

2

Adding the volume

Draw another smaller circle inside the basis, because the cane is voluminous.

Adding the volume

3

Cane's stick

Draw a straight line down from the basis.

Cane's stick

Make the stick look more voluminous, by adding a second line. And this detail starts a little bit lower.

Cane's stick

4

Unnecessary details

Now erase the bottom part of the circle.

Unnecessary details

5

Parts' connection

Connect the cane with the help of the rounded lines. It resembles the handle of an umbrella without an upper part.

Parts' connection

6

Cane's pattern

Caramel’s decoration is simple – spiral lines running all over the surface.

Cane's pattern

Draw them by using curved to one side lines.

Cane's pattern

7

Coloring

The traditional colors of these candy canes are red and white which alternate with each other.

Coloring

Try to color a candy cane online. If your child is tired of drawing, this process will be a great replacement of it.

Choose how you want to paint.

8

Collage of the stages of the candy cane drawing

Collage of the stages of the candy cane drawing



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