Easy Christmas Drawings

An ever-growing collection of easy Christmas drawings on Let’s Draw That! Make some Christmas cards and decorate your house for the very special festive season. Enjoy and have fun!

Welcome to our easy Christmas drawings page! Here we’ve collected the tutorials on Let’s Draw That! which would make perfect drawings for your Christmas cards, or can be used to decorate your house for the festive season. Have fun and enjoy!

Drawing time: about

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You will need: pencil, fineliner pen, colored pencils, eraser, and drawing paper or sketchbook

These are the favorites we use for drawings on Let’s Draw That that we love and recommend:

Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencil Set With Eraser and Sharpener
Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencil & Fineliner Set With Eraser and Sharpener
Derwent Inktense Watercolor Pencils 
Moleskine Sketchbook

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Easy Christmas drawings: Christmas tree

Let’s start our collection with the essential symbol of Christmas time – the Christmas tree. Here we have two different ways to draw a Christmas tree for you.

Easy Christmas tree drawing

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Easy Christmas tree drawing

Our first Christmas tree drawing is as easy as it gets, with a tree made of just three triangles. Once we add some decorations, the triangles magically become a Christmas tree!

Pretty Christmas tree drawing

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Pretty Christmas tree drawing

While the second Christmas tree drawing is drawn from similar simple shapes as the easy tree, curving out the triangles, outlining them with squiggly lines, and adding extra decorations and details makes the second Christmas tree look just awesome!

Easy Christmas drawings: Santa

The next essential symbol of Christmas time is the man delivering the Christmas presents – Santa himself. As with the Christmas tree above, we offer you two different ways how to draw Santa.

Easy Santa drawing

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Easy Santa drawing

Our first Santa is as simple as it gets: closed eyes and a long coat mean no eyes or legs to draw! But with the “trademark” features – Santa’s hat, gloves, a large mustache, and beard – you will still end up with a very recognizable and cute Santa character.

Fancy Santa drawing

How to draw Santa: finished drawing coloured-in
Santa drawing

Here is another way how to draw Santa. The second Santa has a full body, an interesting pose, and many fancy details, including a sack full of Christmas presents. With a little extra work, we get a much nicer and fancier Santa drawing.

Easy Christmas drawings: Santa’s reindeer

Next up is Santa’s trusty steed – Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, the lead of the pack pulling Santa’s sleigh.

Reindeer drawing

How to draw a reindeer: finished drawing coloured-in
How to draw a reindeer – finished color drawing

First, learn how to draw a reindeer from simple shapes, step-by-step, as he happily gallops over the plain. With really large cartoony eyes and a big nose, this is definitely a cartoon reindeer drawing.

How to draw Rudolph 

How to draw Rudolph: finished drawing coloured-in
How to draw Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

Next, learn how to draw Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer. With just a few extra lines we will dress the reindeer in a sleigh-pulling harness. Add a red nose and you have a Rudolph flying high through the Christmas sky. 

Easy Christmas drawings: Angels

Since the Christmas tradition comes from the Christian celebrations of the birth of baby Jesus, Christmas time is also full of angels. Here are two very different ways to draw an angel for you.

Angel in a simple chibi style

How to draw an angel: finished drawing coloured-in
Chibi angel drawing

Our first angel is drawn in a simple chibi style. To turn a little chibi boy into an angel, we dress him in a long white shirt and add a few more angel “trademark features” – large white wings, cute curly blond hair, and a golden halo.

Graceful angel drawing

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Graceful angel drawing

The beauty of this drawing is in its simplicity. The graceful female figure is defined with just a few lines. The tall and thin body and full-length wings, powerful hand posture, and almost no face make this a mysterious and graceful angel.

Easy Christmas drawings: more Christmas and winter characters

The next lot of the easy Christmas drawings are some other characters typical for the Christmas season. What would Santa do without his helping elf? What is a favorite Christmas cookie? And since in many parts of the world Christmas comes in wintertime, you can always add a cute snowman or penguin to your Christmas drawing repertoire. 

Christmas elf drawing

How to draw an elf: finished drawing coloured-in
Christmas elf drawing

Our elf drawing is made using very easy to draw shapes – circles, rectangles, and simple curves to build a character in an interesting pose – a Christmas elf leaning on a present.

Gingerbread man drawing

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Gingerbread man drawing

Learn how to draw a cute and friendly gingerbread man with a nice smile.  This is the classic cookie-cutter shape,  decorated with round buttons and icing, the same as you would decorate the real gingerbread man cookie.

Snowman drawing

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Snowman drawing

A snowman is one of the easiest characters to draw – just stack three circles. It is the extra details that turn the three circles into a beautiful snowman, though.

Penguin drawing

How to draw an adult penguin: finished drawing coloured-in plus some fun
Penguin drawing

Another wintertime fellow dressed for the festive occasion is the penguin. Here you can learn how to draw a penguin with the familiar “tuxedo” feathers drying out his wings – or is he ready for a Christmas dance? 

… and more easy Christmas drawings

Finally, here are some things that might come in handy to flesh out your Christmas drawings and cards: writing a “Merry Christmas” in a flashy banner, or decorating odd corners and empty spaces of your Christmas cards with some presents, snowflakes, or stars.

Drawing banners

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Drawing banners

Banners make perfect headlines for your Christmas cards! Learn how to draw 3 different banners: a simple straight banner to get you started, a nice wavy banner for a better look, and an ultimate double banner to show off all the tricks you might need for any banner shape. 

Christmas holly drawing

How to draw holly: finished drawing coloured-in
Christmas holly drawing

Learn how to draw holly. An easy and quick step-by-step tutorial to draw holly leaves and berries as a decoration for your Christmas cards.

Candy cane drawing

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Candy cane drawing

Learn how to draw a candy cane. An easy Christmas candy cane drawing made from simple “U” shapes with a lovely bow tie for decoration.

Christmas bells

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How to draw Christmas bells

Learn how to draw Christmas bells. Draw two different bells and decorate them for Christmas with holly leaves and a lovely bow.

Christmas present

How to draw a present: finished drawing coloured-in
Christmas present drawing

While we have drawn a simple present in other tutorials mentioned above, here is a fancy way how to draw a present from an interesting three-point perspective.

Snowflake drawing

How to draw a snowflake: finished drawing coloured-in
Snowflake drawing

Learn how to draw a snowflake using simple geometry combined into interesting and graceful shapes.
The “traditional” looking snowflakes have a six-arm shape with many small “branches”. The snowflake here has the inner row of those branches joined together into a lovely six-sided star center.

Drawing a star

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Star drawing

Draw a star from a letter “A” shape – an easy way to get a regular star drawn by hand.

Candle drawing

How to draw a candle: finished candle drawing coloured-in
Candle drawing

Learn how to draw a candle – an easy drawing from a simple cylinder to a lovely old candle covered in dripping wax.

Well, that is all we have for you so far. Check back often or subscribe for new tutorial notifications below. Since new tutorials come out (almost) every week, there will be more tutorials added here before Christmas! 

Have a peaceful and merry Christmas!