how to draw a girl christmas elf easy for kids

How to Draw a Christmas Girl Elf

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 Girl Elf like this:

color the skin and hair

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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 Girl Elf – Step by step for beginners and kids

Let’s draw the face of the Christmas elf first. We are going to start with a simple bowl curve shape.

draw a round curve

Next, we’ll draw the elf’s face.

I’m going to draw 2 small round eyes, a small curved nose and a “u” shaped mouth.

draw eyes, nose and mouth

Now, I’ll draw 2 C-shaped ears at the sides of the elf’s face.

draw the elf's ears

Next, we’ll draw the frills of the dress near the elf’s neck – I’m going to draw some quick frills on the neck.

draw the frills

Now, we’ll draw the dress of the elf underneath the frills.

draw the elf's dress

Next, we’ll draw her little stockings.

I’m going to draw a “W” shape and then draw little stripes inside the stockings – this gives us a chance to add more color to the little Christmas girl elf.

draw the stockings

Next, we are going to draw arms on the Christmas Elf – we’ll draw very simple sleeves and 2 small hands.

draw the arms of the elf

To complete the outfit, I’m going to draw a small belt on her dress.

draw the belt

Now, it’s time to draw the hair. You can draw any hairstyle you want, but I’m going to give her a middle parting like this:

draw the hairline

Next, I’ll draw her hat – I’ll draw a curve and draw some small inverted U shaped curves over the curve.

start drawing the elf's hat

I’ll finish the elf’s hat by drawing a pointy triangle and a bell at the end. I have a whole tutorial on drawing an elf’s hat here.

draw the top of the elf's hat

Next, I’ll draw the elf’s hair – I’m going to give her curly hair.

draw the hair

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And that’s it!

Now we can color the elf.

I’ll make her outfit green and red. I’ll color the bell and belt yellow.

color the elf's dress

And finally, I’ll color her skin and hair 2 shades of brown and give her rosy cheeks.

color the skin and hair

We’ve learned how to draw a Christmas girl elf.

Drawing Resources

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

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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A sketchbook, Photoshop or Procreate, 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. I explain how to make stickers on Procreate here.

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