how to draw a christmas gnome easy for kids

How to Draw a Christmas Gnome

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 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 Gnome. Here’s what you’ll learn:

add a design to his santa hat

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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.

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

We are going to be using straightforward shapes for this drawing tutorial.

Let’s begin by drawing a large circle first. This is going to be the ball at the end of Gnome’s Santa hat.

draw a circle

Next, we’ll draw one side of the gnome’s santa’s hat. Just draw a line and it’s okay if it’s not straight – the curvier the better.

draw one part of the santa hat

Next, we’ll draw the other side of the Santa hat.

draw the other part of the santa hat

Next, we’ll draw the hem of his Santa’s hat.

draw the end of the santa hat

Then, we’ll draw the bottom part of the hem.

draw the rim of the santa hat

Next, draw a large ball under the hat – this is going to be the gnome’s nose.

draw the nose of the christmas gnome

Next, we will draw a cute beard on the gnome.

You can draw the beard in any shape but I’d suggest you make it a little pointy like this:

draw the beard of the gnome

Next, we’ll draw a quick shirt under the beard.

draw the gnome's shirt

And finally, we’ll draw 2 boots under the gnome’s shirt.

draw the gnome's feet

Now, we can color the gnome.

I’m going to color him like Santa and use a lot of reds.

color the christmas gnome

You can also add designs on his hat and color his nose pink – you can also add 2 blush spots on his beard.

add a design to his santa hat

And that’s it! We’ve finished learning how to draw and color a Christmas gnome.

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Drawing Resources

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

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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