How to draw a Santa Claus

How to draw a Santa Claus?


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In this tutorial, we will learn how to draw a Santa Claus in an easy and simple way. This tutorial is suitable for people of all ages.

Santa Claus is an all-time kid favorite! Kids wait the whole year for Santa Claus to come because they want to get gifted from him and he is super cute as well. In this tutorial, we will learn how to draw a Santa Claus. This tutorial is suitable for all ages.

Draw a Santa Claus

We will learn the simple and easy steps to draw a cute and adorable Santa claus.  Children love drawing Santa a lot. Santa Claus is considered a sign of love, belief and opportunities. That is the reason, kids are promoted to draw Santa so that their nature develops playful for the others.

Kids develop in them the passion of kindness and exchanging gifts with their loved ones. This will let them grow into beautiful humans. 

Lets start drawing this adorable and loveable Santa Claus by following these step by step instructions.

What do you need?

  1. Our printable Santa Claus drawing guide
  2. Pencils for drawing the shapes
  3. Colors for coloring the Santa Claus
  4. Paper

How to draw a Santa Claus?

Follow these step-by-step easy instructions to complete the drawing of a cute Santa Claus.


Start drawing the hat of Santa Claus. Draw a banana shaped folding of Santa’s hat. The upper bulk part of the hat is remaining to draw.


Let’s draw the face of Santa Claus. Draw a small semi-circle to represent the Santa face. In the face, draw two rainbow like eyes, an oval shaped nose and a big mustache. To draw a mustache, trace two leaf life figures off the sides of the nose.


Draw the fur like the heavy beard of Santa Claus. Starting from the ends of the hat, draw the zig zag beard around the face of Santa Claus.


Draw the bulk of the Santa hat. For this, draw two lines parallel to each other starting from the ends of the hat fold and join the ends of these parallel lines. At the end of these lines, draw a circular, zigzag shaped cotton bud.


Draw two lines parallel to each other on the two sides of the Santa face. These represent the Santa arms. Trace the cuff folds at the ends of the arms.


Draw the gloved hands coming out of the cuffs. Now start drawing Santa’s coat. Draw the belt of coat by tracing two closely parallel lines and a rectangular buckle at the center of the belt.


Draw the lower portion of Santa’s coat as shown.


Now draw the legs of the Santa by tracing two vertically parallel lines. Add the sneakers to complete the Santa’s drawing.


Color Santa Claus red and the beard of Santa is colored white. Belt and shoes are colored black.

Isn’t it looking adorable! Looks like Santa Claus is ready to hug, YES!! You’ve completed the drawing of a lovely Santa Claus.

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