How to Draw a Santa Claus in 8 Easy Steps!

How to Draw a Santa - Step by Step

This template will help you draw a Santa Claus step by step.

We recommend a hard pencil, an eraser, an eraser-proof pencil and red, green and brown colored pencils for this drawing.

Santa drawing - Step by Step

Step 1: Head and torso

You draw the slightly oval head with the pencil. Underneath you place the torso. This is not quite circular. Look at the instructions so that you hit the right shape.

Santa drawing - template

Step 2: Coat

On the upper body circle you put the bell-shaped curved lower part of the coat.

Santa drawing - Step by Step Guide

Step 3: Limbs and gift bag

Draw the arms and legs in stick figure style. The joints are drawn as circles. The sack carried on the back also gets its contours. The template shows you the correct arm and leg position of Santa Claus.

How to Draw a Santa - Step by Step

Step 4: Beard and cap

Now you paint the beard and indicate the cap. You can also see the course of the center of the mantle.

How to Draw a Santa - Step by Step

Step 5: First final contours and face

You take the drawing pencil and finish the first permanent contours. You trace the coat and draw the belt. The arms get their final shape. This also applies to the sack and the hat. You also give Santa his face and draw the upper lip beard with a little sweep.

Santa drawing - Step by Step

Step 6: Legs and boots

There is even more detail! You turn to the centered button placket and paint the hem of the coat. Santa's legs are now in boots and pants.

Santa drawing - Step by Step

Step 7: Removing the guides

You erase all the guides. Santa Claus stands colorless in front of you on the paper.

Santa drawing - Step by Step

Step 8: Colorize

Now color comes into play! Paint the hat, pants and coat red. Boots, belt and gloves are black or dark brown. The beard, hem and other details on the clothes remain white. The sack is green here in the pattern. But you can use another color, for example beige or brown.

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