Discover a wide array of Winter and Christmas drawing ideas, suitable for all skill levels and ages this Christmas season. With more than 100 options to choose from, including awesome winter drawing ideas, you’re bound to find the perfect inspiration for some fun holiday activities! Check our awesome list of art supplies, handy drawing tips, and even a cool free printable to grab these holly jolly Christmas theme drawing ideas!
Getting into the Christmas spirit brings a wave of cheer, warmth, and, of course, fun-filled holiday crafts. With so many Christmas-themed activities to choose from, it can be a real challenge to decide where to start.
Whether you’re decking the halls with handmade decorations, baking gingerbread cookies, or getting creative with Christmas drawing ideas for handmade gifts, the festive season offers endless opportunities for creativity. So, let’s dive into the magical world of Christmas crafts and embrace joy and creativity this holiday season!
Drawing is Good for the Soul
Drawing is an awesome activity that’s not limited by age! It offers so many benefits for everyone. For kids, it’s a way to express emotions, develop skills, and let creativity flow. As we grow older, drawing becomes a stress-reliever and a way to express ourselves.
Plus, it’s a great way to sharpen observation and problem-solving skills! And hey, even in later stages of life, drawing can be therapeutic, help with memory, and keep those fine motor skills in check. No matter how old we are, putting pen to paper to create something beautiful feels amazing!
Drawing Tools For Beginners
Start sketching with simple art supplies like paper, pencils, and an eraser. You can later experiment with markers or colored pencils. Enjoy the process of creating art with basic tools!
Check out these awesome art tools I love using for doodling:
- Top Spiral Mixed Media Sketchpad or Bullet Journal
- Pigma Micron Fine liner Pens
- Sketch Pencils
Drawing Tips for Beginners
1. Start simple: Begin by drawing basic shapes and lines. Get comfortable with circles, squares, triangles, and lines. These are the foundation of any drawing, so mastering them is key!
2. Observe and Sketch: Practice drawing from observation. Choose a simple object around you and try to sketch it.
3. Use Light Strokes: When you’re starting your sketches, try using light strokes. Once you’re happy with the overall shape and proportion, go ahead and darken those lines. It’s all about finding that sweet spot!
4. Practice Shading: Shading gives depth to your drawing, making it look more realistic. Practice different shading techniques.
5. Be Patient: Drawing takes time and practice, my friend. Don’t get discouraged if your first few drawings don’t turn out as you imagined. Keep at it, and you’ll see improvement over time!
6. Explore Different Mediums: Give different drawing tools a try, like pencils, charcoal, markers, and pastels, and see which one you vibe with the most!
7. Learn from Others: Look at works by other artists or watch online tutorials. You can learn a lot by observing others.
8. Have Fun: Make sure to enjoy the process of creating, not just the final outcome. It’s all about the journey!
100+ Christmas Drawing Ideas
Santa Drawing Ideas
Let’s kick things off with the big man himself, Santa Claus! Check out these awesome Santa Claus inspired doodles that are perfect for all ages to give a try!
Christmas Tree Drawing Ideas
Picture a beautiful evergreen tree, all decked out with sparkling lights and vibrant ornaments. Let your imagination run wild as you capture the essence of the Christmas tree in your drawings. Share how it represents joy, hope, and the joy of giving.
Cute Snowman Drawing Ideas
Here are six adorable snowman sketching ideas for you to try this holiday season. You can even make a whole snowman family or create your own unique version of Frosty!
From cozy winter mittens to holly with red berries, these holiday-inspired doodles are perfect for any festive craft project!
Christmas Elf Drawing Ideas
Simple to more detailed elf drawing ideas for every skill level. Grab some green and red markers, pens, or pencils and let your imagination run wild with these elf character designs!
Christmas Ornament Drawing Ideas
From yummy candy canes to creative Christmas ornaments, these holiday-inspired doodles are just what you need for an awesome festive craft project!
Reindeer Drawing Ideas
Can you imagine Santa Claus without his trusty and oh-so-adorable fleet of reindeer? You’ve got to check out these super cool reindeer-inspired doodles that are perfect for everyone to give a try!
Holiday Wreath Drawing Ideas
What better way to spread holiday cheer than with a festive Christmas wreath? These drawing ideas are perfect for creating beautiful handmade cards, decorations or adding a touch of Christmas to your artwork.
Candy Drawing Ideas
The holiday season just wouldn’t be the same without those delicious candies and sweet treats to indulge in. So why not let your inner artist shine with these super fun and festive drawing ideas inspired by your favorite candies? Get ready to have a blast and create some tasty-looking masterpieces!
Christmas Inspired Doodles
From snow globes to a sleigh full of Christmas presents from Santa, these Christmas-inspired doodles are just what you need for an awesome festive craft project!
Nutcracker Drawing Ideas
Illustrate scenes from the enchanting story of “The Nutcracker.” From Clara’s journey to the Land of Sweets to the fierce battle between the Nutcracker and the Mouse King, bring this timeless tale to life through your drawings.
Snowflake Drawing Ideas
I love drawing snowflakes! Each one is totally unique and you can make them as simple or as fancy as you want. It’s a fun way to get creative and embrace the winter vibes!
Winter Inspired Doodles
Get ready for some winter fun! From cozy knit hats to ice igloos, these easy Christmas drawing ideas are perfect for an awesome festive craft project.
Festive Gnomes Doodles
I love me some Christmas gnomes! These charming gnome doodles are ideal for creating holiday cards with a touch of adorableness.
Santa’s Sleigh Scene
This super cute drawing of Santa Claus and his reindeer flying through the night sky, spreading joy to children worldwide!
Christmas Eve Drawing Ideas
Get ready for Santa Claus! From a mug of hot cocoa to a fun wooden rocking horse, these Christmas night doodles are perfect for an awesome festive craft project.
Gingerbread Family Doodle
Get ready to make the cutest gingerbread man and his family ever for your holiday craft project! Let your artistic skills shine as you draw this adorable and sweet gingerbread family. It’s such a fun and festive activity that will bring so much joy to your holiday season.
Christmas Scene Drawing
Imagine creating a stunning winter landscape with glistening snow, frost-covered trees, and a cozy mountain village. Let your imagination go wild with this super fun idea for drawing a winter wonderland!
Gingerbread House Drawing Idea
Get ready to create the most amazing gingerbread house ever for your holiday craft project! Let your artistic skills shine as you draw this super cute and sweet gingerbread house. It’s such a fun and festive activity that will bring so much joy to your holiday season.
Winter Wonderland Animals Scene
Picture yourself creating a warm and cozy winter scene, complete with sparkling snow and adorable woodland creatures sporting winter hats and scarves. Let your imagination run wild with this super fun idea for drawing winter woodland animals!
Christmas Poinsettias Doodle
Bright red poinsettias, with vibrant petals and lush green leaves, are beloved Christmas staples that bring festive charm to holiday decor. These iconic flowers symbolize the spirit of the season, adding warmth and joy to our celebrations. Whether displayed on a mantelpiece, wreath, or holiday table, poinsettias remind us of the magic and wonder that make the holidays special. This drawing would be lovely on any handmade holiday card.
Cute Christmas Dog Drawing Ideas
Who doesn’t adore a dog wearing a Santa hat? These adorable dog drawing ideas would be absolutely perfect for painting Christmas rocks!
Funny Christmas Cat Drawing Ideas
Oh, cats and Christmas trees? Absolutely! Those furry little troublemakers just can’t resist the allure of shiny glass ornaments. It’s like an irresistible invitation to play! These adorable cat doodles would make the perfect holiday card for fellow cat lovers.
Jolly Hedgehog Doodle
Check out this adorable doodle of little hedgehogs all dressed up in their festive holiday outfits! So cute and festive, right?
Festive Flamingos Drawing Idea
I’m from Florida, and it’s pretty common to find holiday home decor with some festive flamingos. But I never considered how much fun it would be to draw flamingos wearing Santa hats! It’s a super unique and quirky idea for doodling this holiday season.
Christmas Mice Scene
These super cute Christmas mice were a popular theme in Victorian-era drawings and books. They’re absolutely adorable and perfect for the festive season! Draw this scene with a beautifully decorated evergreen wreath and a mouse family rocking Santa hats. It would be such a fun drawing project for this holiday season!
Holly Jolly Frogs Drawing Idea
Christmas frogs? Sure, I’m totally cool with amphibians rocking holiday outfits! This adorable frog doodle is perfect for adding some fun and whimsy to your holiday creations.
Holiday Owls Drawing Idea
These wise owls are ready to celebrate the holiday season with their festive hats! This drawing idea would make an adorable addition to any handmade card or decoration.
Christmas Sloth Drawing Ideas
My son loves sloths, and these adorable sloth doodles would be absolutely perfect for any holiday crafts with the little ones!
Silent Night Sheep’s Drawing Idea
These sleepwalking sheep must be daydreaming about a Christmas tree. It’s a super fun doodle to create for some adorable holiday decor!
Christmas Raccoons Doodle
Check out these adorable raccoons getting their Christmas tree all decked out! They look super happy and festive! This drawing idea is perfect for making a holiday card or gift tag.
Winter Penguins Drawing Ideas
Who doesn’t love penguins? These cute penguin doodles are ideal for creating holiday cards with a touch of adorableness.
Christmas Fox Drawing Ideas
Give these super cute winter fox doodles a try! They’re perfect for adding some festive fun to your homemade Christmas cards.
With these 100 Christmas drawing ideas, you have the perfect starting point to get into the holiday spirit and spread holiday cheer through your craft projects. When it comes to Christmas symbols or trying out new concepts, let your imagination shine! After all, the best drawings always come from the heart!
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