How to Draw Santa With Shapes

We all know that Santa is the heart of Christmas – but do you know how to draw him? Fortunately for you, we have all the steps you need to bring the festive spirit to life – just follow our lead!


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Start with a black pen, and draw a curved line across your page. Bring curved lines up at the end, and then curve these at the top.


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Add a large half-circle shape to the top of this original shape.


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Add a small oval shape to the right…


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And then add a shape with three bumps at the bottom, and a curve at the top, below this.


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Add a small shape to either side of the shape, and then add a curve to the top of this.


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Bring a long, curved shape down at the bottom…


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And then add a curved line to the left of this, taking this across and up to meet the original shape.


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Add a teardrop shape to the center of this large shape…


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And then add a wavy line to either side, and bring this up to meet the bottom of the hat.


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Add a triangle to the bottom of the teardrop shape…


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And then bring two long, wavy shapes out on either side of this. Add two small circles to the top section for eyes.


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Add a series of vertical lines down the length of the beard…


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And then add an angled rectangle shape, with curved corners, to the left of the face.


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Add a large “bump” to the top of this, with a smaller “bump” to the right for the hand and thumb.


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Connect this to the body with two diagonal lines…


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And then connect the circle on the top right to the rest of the hat with two curved lines.


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Bring two curved lines at the bottom.


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Now, add a curved rectangle to the bottom of the beard.


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Add another, smaller shape inside this, with a bump on the right side.


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Bring two parallel lines down from the bottom of this, and then take these to the left and join them with a curve at the left.


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Add a long, thin loop heading off to the right…


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And then add two lines to the space above this.


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Bring down two sets of vertical lines from the bottom of the body, and bring these out at the bottoms.


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Add a line to the top of each of these…


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And then add a large, curved line to the right.


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Grab a black pen, and shade the belt, the boots, and the gloves, as well as the eyes.


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Use a red pen for the main body of the outfit and the sack.


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Use a yellow pen for the belt buckle…


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And then a pink pen for Santa’s nose.


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Now, use an orange pen for the small triangle.


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Use an orange pencil to shade the face.


And there we have it – your very own Santa, waiting for Christmas to arrive so that he can deliver your gifts – anyone else hear that jingle of bells?

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