how to draw a christmas stocking easy for kids

How to Draw a Christmas Stocking

Christmas is approaching.

This year, I thought I’d add multiple easy Christmas Drawing tutorials for both – beginners and kids.

These are easy to draw and can be drawn on Christmas cards, Christmas postcards, banners, you name it!

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 Stocking – this is what everyone hangs on their mantle piece. You’ll get something like this at the end of this drawing tutorial:

add details

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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 Stocking – Step by step for beginners and kids

We are going to be using very simple shapes.

Let’s start with a simple shape first like this:

draw the rim of the stocking

This is going to be the hem of the stocking on the top – the fluffy part.

Next, we’ll draw 2 straight lines downward like this:

draw the sides

Next, I’ll draw the foot of the stocking – a gentle curve.

complete the christmas stocking

We can complete the Christmas stocking by drawing 2 little patches on the end like this:

draw the patches

Finally, we’ll draw a small cute face on the stocking to make it more kawaii.

Just draw 2 small eyes and a small u shaped mouth. You can also add a small loop at the end.

add a kawaii face

And we’ve completed drawing the Christmas stocking.

Now, we can color it!

I’m going to color it green and red to make it look more Christmasy but you can use any colors you want.

color the christmas stocking

I will finally add some design on the Christmas stocking to give it a flair and I’ll add 2 blush spots.

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Draw kawaii characters and make stickers!

And that’s it!

We’ve learned how to draw a Christmas stocking.

Drawing Resources

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

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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Learn how to create kawaii characters.

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You can create your own stickers and print them and sell them on Etsy or any space! She goes into detail about how to draw the characters.

This is by far one of the best courses I’ve taken that is so cute and so educational.

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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.

Even if you don’t want to make stickers and just draw kawaii characters, this course is perfect!

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And if you are really keen on improving your drawings or you want to create cute kawaii animals and kawaii people, check out this second course by Sara.

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.

Check it out here!

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