How to draw a Gingerbread man from “Shrek” (+ coloring)

A gingerbread man or a Cookie – one of the funny characters of the cartoon “Shrek”. It had a lot of adventures, it was eaten many times. In spite of this, the Cookie was connected together with the help of the glaze, and it went for new exploits with friends.

We have already learned how to draw Shrek. Now we start drawing the Cookie.

You need:
1

Drawing the head

The gingerbread man has the rounded parts of the body. We need a compass or the round objects, for example coins.

We draw the head in the upper part of the sheet.

Drawing the head

2

Arms contours

Draw the smaller circles, which will help us to draw the arms.

Arms contours

Additional figures are drawn at a small distance from the head.

Arms contours

3

Connecting the parts of the arms

The lines which connect arms are curved and smooth. Their width is equal to the circles’ width.

Connecting the parts of the arms

4

Marking the legs

Look carefully where the legs’ contours and the additional figures are placed.

Marking the legs

5

Drawing the body

Now, connect the legs’ contours with the arms, marking the body.

Drawing the body

6

Drawing the legs

Start drawing the legs, when the lower limbs will be connected to the body, start drawing the legs.

Drawing the legs

7

Erase unnecessary details

Carefully erase the inner lines.

Erase unnecessary details

8

Eyes

They are made from the glaze in the form of small circles.

Eyes

9

Smile

First draw two small sircles under its eyes. They will help you to connect the smile in a proper way. Erase the circles after that.

Smile

10

Encircling

Sometimes the edges of these cookies are encircled with cream to make them look more attractive. We’ll have to draw the auxilary circles inside again.

Encircling

Erase the parts of the auxilary figures and connect the cream’s line.

Encircling

11

Bow tie

Gingerbread men are decorated with different details. You can add a bow tie.

Bow tie

12

Adding the buttons

You can draw them in the form of any geometric figures.

Adding the buttons

13

Decorate the cookies

The lines of cream on hands and legs are the mandatory details in the decoration. They are drawn in the form of zigzags.

Decorate the cookies

Don’t forget to decorate the lower limbs.

Decorate the cookies

14

Coloring

The gingerbread man is traditionally of a brown color, and its contours are darker. The bow is red and the buttons are multi-colored. All other parts are white.

Coloring

If for any reason your child refuses to draw, you can easily interest him or her in another activity – to color a Gingerbread man online.

Choose how you want to paint.

15

Collage of stages of the Gingerbread man drawing

Collage of stages of the Gingerbread man drawing



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