I love Christmas.
And I love Gingerbread cookies even more.
This year, I thought I’d add multiple Christmas drawing tutorials.
All of these Christmas drawing ideas are for beginners.
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.
I even made a tutorial on how to draw a Gingerbread man
But in this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to draw a Gingerbread man and you’ll get something like this:
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 color pencils or Copic markers or Photoshop because the drawing method remains the same.
How to draw a Gingerbread Man – Step by step for beginners and kids
We are going to be using very simple shapes for this drawing tutorial.
Let’s begin by drawing the head – we’ll draw a large circle first.
That’s going to be the head of the Gingerbread girl.
Next, we’ll draw 2 round eyes and a mouth like this:
Now, we need to give him some hair.
So, I’m going to draw a little curl on the top of his head like this: You can draw any hairstyle you want – let your creativity flow.
Next, we’ll draw a small bowtie on his neck.
Then, we’ll draw 2 gumdrop buttons on the gingerbread man. You can draw 3 also.
Next, draw 2 arms on the gingerbread man.
Easy, isn’t it?
Now, draw 2 legs – I like drawing a curved W shape, and we are done with our gingerbread man!
Let’s color him now!
I’m going to start by coloring the gingerbread girl a medium brown – I’ll also add some spots for texture.
Then I’ll color the bow and the buttons – you can use any colors you want. I am using red and green because it’s Christmasey.
And finally, you can add some frosting to the arms and legs like this.
If you’re drawing this traditionally, use a correction marker – this is what I used to use as a kid to draw final white details.
You’ve learned how to draw a gingerbread man!
You can also draw this on a Christmas card!
I hope this tutorial was helpful to you and you enjoyed drawing this Gingerbread man.
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!
If you are interested in drawing in a kawaii style and then selling clipart or merchandise on Etsy, check out this course!
My old bud Ilaria (we’ve been friends on Instagram back when I had Instagram) created this course! I’ve watched her grow from 0 followers, and I’m so, so proud of her!
And believe it or not, there is not 1 single good online course about learning how to draw kawaii art and then making physical stickers on the internet. I’ve been looking for a course like this for a long, long time.
And it’s finally here!!!
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.
The course is in English, and it’s amazing!
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!
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.
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If you are just getting started with ProCreate, I highly recommend this course: Procreate for Beginners: Digital Illustration 101
You may also enjoy:
- How to draw a gingerbread girl
- Fun drawing gifts for 10-year-olds
- How to draw Rudolph the red nose reindeer
- How to draw a Christmas pudding
- How to draw a Christmas tree with presents
- How to draw a Christmas tree with lights
- How to draw a present
- How to draw a kawaii unicorn
- How to draw a cute mermaid cat
- How to draw a cute dinosaur
- How to draw a cute long neck dinosaur
- How to draw a chocolate bunny
- How to draw cute boba tea
- How to draw a cute succulent
- How to find your art style
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