Reindeer, especially Rudolph the reindeer are one of the most fun Christmas characters. These two how to draw a reindeer tutorials will teach you or your kids how to draw one (or two) in no time. Both directed drawing reindeer tutorials are easy, one will show you how to draw a more realistic reindeer, while the other will teach you how to draw a cartoon like reindeer bust.
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Version 1: How to Draw a Reindeer Step by Step
What you need:
- our printable drawing guide (optional)
- pencil or black marker
- coloring supplies
Start by drawing the head, any slightly pear like (roughly or loosely) shape will do.
Next comes a pair of simple horns.
Continue by drawing a pair of ears.
Add the details inside the ears and draw a curved line at the back of the head, completing it. Things are already starting to look nice.
Draw in an eye and an eyebrow, a line for the snout, mouth and most importantly a round nose with some lines around it to add the glowing effect.
The head is now done so lets get to drawing the body. Start by drawing the back; draw a curved, S like line.
Draw one pair of legs, one front leg and one back leg.
Complete the body by drawing a curved line from the head (making the neck) and all the way to the back (making the belly).
Also draw the details on the hooves.
Draw another pair of leegs with hooves and the tail.
You’ve learned how to draw a reindeer, now just add some jolly details.
Color your wonderful drawing.
Version 2: How to Draw a Rudolph the Reindeer Step by Step
Let’s start by drawing a nose. Draw a boxy ellipse.
Draw another larger boxy elipse to make the snout.
A upside down U shape for the head and a si ple curved line one onse side for the mouth.
Draw teo elipses for the eyes.
Add in the details on the face.
Draw antlers and ears.
Add details inside the ears.
Start drawing a scarf. We’re making this Christmas reindeer jolly.
Comtime drawing the scarf.
Add im details on the scarf and draw two curved lines, one on each side to make the body of the reindeer.
Color your Christmas reindeer drawing