how to draw a christmas guinea pig

How to Draw a Christmas Guinea Pig

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.

But in this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to draw a Christmas guinea pig inside a Christmas wreath. Here’s what you’ll learn:

color the christmas wreath

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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 Guinea Pig – Step by step for beginners and kids

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

Let’s begin by drawing 2 concentric circles.

We will erase this later – this is a rough sketch for the wreath.

draw 2 concentric circles

Next, we’ll draw the top of the guinea pig’s head. We will draw a simple curve first.

draw the top of the guinea pig's head

Next, draw 2 ears on the sides of the guinea pig.

draw 2 ears

Now, we’ll draw the insides of the ears, I’m going to draw 2 small lines inside the ears of the guinea pig.

draw the inside of the ears

Then, we’ll draw the bottom of the guinea pig’s face – we are going to draw a huge bell-shaped curve like this:

draw te bottom of the face

Make sure the curve overlaps the bottom of the inner rough circle we’ve drawn.

Next, draw 2 eyes and a small nose on the guinea pig’s face.

draw two eyes and nose

And we’ve finished drawing the guinea pig’s face.

Next, we’ll draw the paws of the guinea pig. Draw 2 small paws and draw lines inside the paws.

draw 2 paws

We can erase the overlapping line of the face (because the paws are in front of the face) and now, let’s start drawing the inner portion of the wreath.

I’m going to draw small “U” shapes along the inner circle.

draw the inside of the christmas wreath

Let’s draw a bow on the wreath. We are going to draw a large simple bow.

draw a christmas bow on top

And then we’ll finish the bow off by drawing 2 extensions of the ribbon below the bow like this:

draw the christmas wreath

Now, we’ll draw the outside of the Christmas wreath by drawing more “U” shapes along the outer circle. Once you finish drawing the wreath, you can erase the rough circles we drew earlier.

draw the outside of the wreath

Lastly, finish the wreath by drawing little circles of different sizes in the wreath.

draw the christmas bells

And voila!

We have ourselves a cute guinea pig in a wreath.

Next, color the guinea pig any color you want. I already have a post here on how to draw a guinea pig.

You can use that for inspiration or you can add colors like white, cream, sand brown and chocolate brown.

color the guinea pig

Next, I’ll color the ears and add blush on his cheeks just to make him look super kawaii.

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color the guinea pig's cheeks

And finally, color the wreath. You can color the wreath any color you want but I’m going to use Christmasey colors like green and red.

color the christmas wreath


You’ve learned how to draw a Christmas guinea pig.

You can draw this on a Christmas card!

Drawing Resources

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

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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