how to draw a christmas dog easy for kids

How to Draw a Christmas Dog

Christmas is nearing!

And I love anything related to Christmas – it’s my favorite holiday.

This year, I thought I’d add multiple Christmas kawaii drawing tutorials.

All of these Christmas drawing ideas are for beginners and kids and they’re all step-by-step.

I’ve already done a lot of tutorials on Christmas already that includes Rudolph, A Christmas Gnome, A Christmas pudding, a Christmas tree with presents, and a Christmas tree with lights and a Christmas Guinea Pig.

But in this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to draw a Christmas Dog like this:

color the gift on the dog

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I am currently using an iPad Pro and an Apple Pencil to create my digital art.

But you can use any tool – a pen and paper or colored pencils or Copic markers or Photoshop because the drawing method remains the same.

You can print out this tutorial if you’d like to have it on paper with you.

How to draw a Christmas Dog – Step by step for beginners and kids

Let’s draw the snout of the dog first like this:

draw the snout of the dog

It’s just a basic cone shape with a small ball at the end for the dog’s nose.

Next, let’s draw the dog’s ear. I’m going to draw a simple long U shape for the ear next to the face of the dog.

draw the ear of the dog

Now, let’s draw the eyes, I’m going to draw another U shape and little eyelashes because I want the dog to look classy and pretty.

draw the eyelashes

Then we can draw a quick Santa hat on the dog like so:

draw the santa hat

Then, we’ll draw a large rum on the dog’s neck – this is going to be the collar of the sweater on our cute Christmas Dog.

draw the collar of the sweater

Next, we’ll draw a small sweater underneath the collar like this.

draw the sweater of the dog

Then, draw the rim of the end of the sweater.

draw the end of the sweater

Next, we’ll draw the dog’s behind – just draw a curve and bring the curve downwards – this is also going to become a dog’s hind leg.

draw the back leg

Draw a small paw at the end and bring the curve upwards towards the dog’s stomach.

draw the dog's paw

Now, draw a small tail on the dog’s behind and draw a front leg. I’m going to draw a small cuff shape on the dog’s front leg to indicate the sleeve of the sweater.

draw another paw

End it by drawing a cute gift on the dog – just draw a square shape and draw a ribbon on the gift – you can draw your gift any way you like.

draw a gift on the dog

Next, you can color the dog any color you want.

I’m going to color the dog chocolate brown.

And finally, you can color the sweater and the gift – you can also add designs to the gift and the sweater.

color the gift on the dog

Draw kawaii characters and make stickers!

And that’s it!

We’ve learned how to draw a Christmas Dog.

Drawing Resources

I hope this tutorial was helpful to you and you enjoyed drawing this Christmas Dog.

If you want to see more tutorials on drawing kawaii animals and kawaii things, please leave a comment below on what you’d like to see next!

I will be adding more kawaii drawing tutorials (animals, food, and lots of things) to this blog, so keep a lookout!

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What do you need?

A sketchbook, Photoshop, and a graphic tablet so that you can draw the kawaii characters. If you want to make stickers, you’ll need a printer and sticker sheets.

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Sara teaches you how to draw anything in a nice kawaii style. I really love these kinds of courses because they’re so easy to learn and it’s very easy to get clients because this is a really relatable drawing style.

It is in Italian but it comes with subtitles and it’s really easy to follow.

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