How to draw Santa with gifts step by step (+ coloring)

Santa Claus arrives on a sleigh harnessed with reindeer, and gives some gifts to kind children for New year and Christmas.

You can use a drawing as a pattern for cutting-out Santa’s figures, which you can stick on your window. You can draw a character on a sleigh with Christmas deer near the Christmas tree to create a composition.

You need:
1

Additional figures

Figures which will help you to draw Santa Claus are a circle and an elongated oval. Draw the head with the help of a small circle. Draw the body in the form of an oval.

Additional figures

2

Legs' outlines

Santa is dressed in a short jacket. Draw a square to mark the area where we will draw the legs.

Legs' outlines

3

Jacket

Enlarge the jacket at the bottom. Jacket’s corners are rounded, because there is a fur trimming there.

Jacket

4

Hands

Firstly, draw an outline of the hands. The left hand is almost invisible, because Santa holds his bag.

Hands

5

Hat

It’s a fur hat with pompon. First, draw the fur trimming with the help of connected lines.

Hat

Erase unnecessary details.

Hat

Draw a semicircle on the top and connect it with the trimming.

Hat

6

Beard

Santa has a short and curly beard. Draw it from the top, and draw it with the help of wavy lines.

Beard

Erase unnecessary details.

Beard

7

Draw a mustache

Draw it churned up.

Draw a mustache

8

Clothes’ details

Draw a large belt on his jacket. Don’t forget to add a pompon to his hat and fur trimming to his sleeves.

Clothes’ details

Erase the additional lines on the contours of his legs.

Clothes’ details

9

Boots

Santa’s boots are grey. Don’t forget to depict reflective glares of the light.

Boots

10

Mittens

Santa warms his hands with the help of mittens.

Mittens

Don’t forget to draw a potato-like nose above the mustache.

Mittens

11

Eyes

Santa’s eyes are like little buttons.

Eyes

12

Jacket’s trimming

The trimming on his jacket is a compulsory detail. This warming item, which you can see from the outside of his clothes, helps Santa not to get freezed in winter.

Jacket’s trimming

13

Bag with gifts

Draw a bag behind his back, where you can see some gifts. Draw them in a form of squares.

Bag with gifts

Look carefully at your drawing and correct the lines on it.

Bag with gifts

14

Coloring

Santa’s clothes are red only. You can color mittens and gifts as you like.

Coloring

If you or your child like creativity, we offer you another interesting task – color Santa with the gifts online. We can assure that you will like it. You can also print it and color it when you will have free time, on the New Year Eve for example.

Choose how you want to paint.

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Collage of the stages of Santa’s drawing

Collage of the stages of Santa’s drawing



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