how to draw a dog in a christmas stocking easy for kids

How to Draw a Dog in a Christmas Stocking

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.

I’ve also covered how to draw a Christmas Dog.

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

color the rest of the stocking

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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 Dog in a Christmas Stocking – Step by step for beginners and kids

Let’s draw the face of the dog first.

I’ll draw its round head with a nice semi-circle first.

draw the top of the dog

Next, we’ll draw the dog’s ears.

I’m going to draw 2 triangles like this:

draw the ears

Now, I’ll draw the bottom part of the dog’s face.

draw the the face

Next, we’ll draw the 2 paws of the dog. Draw 2 circles and then 2 lines in the paws.

draw the paws

Now, we’ll draw the dog’s cute face.

Just draw 2 eyes and a small nose and a mouth like this:

draw the face of the puppy

Now, we’ve finished drawing the puppy.

Let’s draw the Christmas stocking.

I already have a post on drawing a full Christmas stocking here. But let’s start with the rim of the stocking.

draw the top part of the stocking

Next, we will draw the rest of the stocking like this:

draw the rest of the stocking

To complete the stocking, we’ll draw 2 patches.

draw the patches

And finally, draw a small Santa hat on the dog to make the dog look more Christmasy.

draw the santa hat on the dog

Next, I’ll color the dog.

You can color the dog any color, I’m going to color it brown.

color the dog

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Next, we’ll color the stocking.

And add more details to the dog.

I am going to color the stocking green and red.

color the stocking

You can add more details to make your dog in a Christmas stocking more pretty.

color the rest of the stocking

We’ve learned how to draw a dog in a Christmas stocking.

Drawing Resources

I hope this tutorial was helpful to you and you enjoyed drawing this dog in a 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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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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