How To Draw A Christmas Tree

How To Draw a Christmas Tree (Step by Step)


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Have you ever tried How To Draw A Christmas Tree before? If you haven’t or aren’t able to, it’s okay! Follow this simple, how to draw a Christmas tree drawing instructional tutorial.


Christmas is a long–awaited holiday for the majority of the population on this earth. It is the most captivating time of the year. Colorful Lights fill the street, spreading so much cheer. The day is filled with delight and magic. Christmas trees are kept inside and embellished with enchanting decorations and delicate ornaments days before Christmas almost everywhere across the world.

How To Draw A Christmas Tree Step By Step

There are numerous ways you can approach drawing a Christmas tree – simplify a triangle and beautify it or make perplexing and point-by-point surprising lines to create a more common look, yet gorgeous.

All these steps are simple and fun filled. This venture is simple enough for all ages, including expertise levels, from the fledglings to further developed aesthetic individuals.

Our drawing instructional exercise takes the center ground of both the ways – the effortlessness of the first and the excellence of the second one. As a result, you will learn how to draw a realistic Christmas tree easily within no time. Note that the new steps included in each illustration are featured in red. Sketch gently from the start, as you might be eradicating a few lines as you go.

Things Required To Draw A Cute Christmas Tree

  • Printable template
  • Paper
  • Pencil/Marker
  • Color supplies

Step 1:

Like our previous cute drawing collections, we have always kept the steps simple so everyone can draw the breathtaking Christmas tree. So similarly, we will start by taking this first step of drawing an inverted V shape so it somewhat resembles a triangle with no baseline.

Step 2:

Now for the second step, close the open end at the bottom by drawing a little curved line. Now its shape should look much more like a pizza slice. I suppose all the pizza lovers would draw it flawlessly.

Step 3:

We will continue our drawing by sketching a similar, but larger triangle under the previous triangle you drew. Trust me, it would look fantastic once it’s fully complete. I hope it isn’t complicated and you aren’t facing any difficulties.

Step 4:

Add another similar triangular shape beneath the two we have already drawn which will be even larger than the first and the second one.

This is delightful to see three plain shapes transforming into a dazzling Christmas tree. Don’t worry if you constructed your Christmas tree tall or short as you can draw it in any way you want it to be. Notice that the size of the triangles is getting larger and larger as we move downwards and now it somewhat resembles a larger cone, made up of three smaller ones. It is easy up till now, isn’t it?

Step 5:

Now you can almost end your basic design by adding a glowing star at the top and this is the most crucial part and do not forget the trunk at the bottom. This magical step will enhance our drawing and will transform this shape into an actual Christmas tree.

While this Christmas tree drawing tutorial is a genuinely simple one, sketching a star might be strenuous for a few – in that case, you can look at our simple how to draw a star instructional exercise if you need help. You have almost learned how to draw a Christmas tree easily.

Step 6:

All the sketching is finally done and we have now completed our splendid Christmas tree.

Now, it’s time to decorate this masterpiece. We will now add a few ornaments, ribbons, and decorations all over the tree as right now, it looks a little bare. You can use different shapes such as circles to represent the ornaments or you can just simply draw those that you would normally use to adorn your Christmas tree. This addition will complete the overall look of your Christmas tree as pretty as a picture.

Step 7: Color

Coloring is the most interesting part of this drawing as it will help to enhance the beauty of the Christmas tree. It is said that coloring contains strong power that directly influences the soul. As a result, it is the most indispensable step and can never be missed out. You can choose the colors according to your choice and you can even try different color combinations. We are using yellow for the star and the ribbons while the trunk is kept brown.

You can color your star golden to create a unique glow. The sparkling star, the lights on the tree, and snow falling will make this Christmas tree workmanship project mystical.

Congratulations! You have successfully mastered how to draw a Christmas tree step by step.

If you are searching for more craftsmanship undertakings to attempt, investigate our definitive assortment of stunning art projects for youngsters.

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