The holidays are a time for family, friends, and art! If you’re looking for some inspiration to get into the Christmas spirit, look no further! In this blog post, we will be providing 50 creative Christmas drawing prompts. These prompts will help you create beautiful pieces of art that capture the season’s magic. Merry Christmas and happy drawing!
30 Christmas Drawing Prompts
- Draw a picture of Christmas morning when you woke up and saw all your presents.
- Draw a picture of your favorite Christmas table decorations.
- Draw a picture of your favorite Christmas dinner.
- Draw a picture of your favorite Christmas outfit (for yourself or someone else).
- Draw a picture of your favorite Christmas tradition or family activity.
- Draw a picture of someone wearing their new scarf/hat/gloves/etc. Because they got it as a gift!
- Draw a picture of someone enjoying their first eggnog on Christmas Eve!
- Draw a picture of Santa and his reindeer taking off from their home at the North Pole!
- Draw a picture of Santa and his reindeer landing at their destination! (Where do they land? Who gets off first?)
- Draw anything that reminds you that you’re with people who love each other during the holidays.
- Draw a Christmas tree with bright, colorful ornaments and lights.
- Draw a Santa Claus doll.
- Draw a family watching a movie in front of the fireplace.
- Draw a snowman wearing a scarf and holding a gift in his hand.
- Draw a Christmas wreath on your front door.
- Draw a reindeer in the snow.
- Draw an elf reading a book under the Christmas tree.
- Draw an ornament in the shape of a candy cane.
- Draw a snowflake out of origami paper.
- Draw a snowman with children around him.
- Draw a Christmas tree with only one branch.
- Draw a winter scene like the first snowfall of the season.
- Draw a hand-drawn Christmas card.
- Draw a snowman that looks like he’s melting.
- Draw a plate of cookies in the shape of gingerbread men and snowflakes.
- Draw a robot Santa Claus.
- Draw a Christmas tree made of Christmas cookies.
- Draw your favorite Christmas dish or food!
- Draw a gift you got for Christmas morning.
- Draw what you did last year on Christmas Eve.
How to Draw a Perfect Christmas Picture
Christmas drawing prompts are a great way to express yourself and have fun with your family. Especially during the Christmas season, it’s also a great way to spend time with your kids. Drawing can be done with little or big kids and it doesn’t matter if they’re artists or not, as long as they’ve fun doing it!
Here are some tips on how to draw a perfect Christmas picture:
- Use colors that go well together. If you want bright colors, go with red and green. If you want earthy colors, use browns and greens. Or mix them for a colorful effect.
- Add some glitter! You can decorate your pictures with glitter and sequins to give them more flair. You can also use crayons or markers if you want something more permanent than glitter glue or paint.
- Use different mediums like crayons, colored pencils, markers, and watercolors for variety! Use whatever medium you feel comfortable with because that’s what’ll make your picture unique!
Typical Colors for Christmas Pictures
The most commonly used colors for Christmas drawings are red, green, and white.
These colors are used in many different ways, but they all have one thing in common: they look great on paper.
- Red is a very popular color for Christmas drawings. Red is associated with vacation because it’s traditionally used for decorations and clothing. Red is also a color that represents passion, excitement, and energy. Red can be used as an accent color or fill an entire artwork.
- Green is another popular color for Christmas drawings. Green represents new life and growth, both things people associate with the Christmas season. Green is also associated with money, so using green in your artwork can bring you good luck!
- White is another color often used in Christmas drawings because it represents innocence and purity.
Let Your Kids Choose Their Drawing Prompt
Christmas is a very special time of year. It’s a time of giving, sharing, and spending time with family and friends. One of the best ways to get your kids involved in the Christmas season is to let them choose their own Christmas drawing ideas. It makes it much easier for them to be creative, and they’ll have fun doing it!
There are many different ways you can encourage your kids to draw. You could’ve your child draw a scene from their favorite Christmas movie, book, or something they’d like Santa to give them this year. It’s completely up to them!
If you want your child to learn how to draw, making their own Christmas drawings is the perfect way to practice this skill! When your child has finished drawing their picture, you can hang it on the fridge for everyone to see just how talented your child is!
Make It Fun!
The best way to paint Christmas pictures is to make them fun! It’s okay if they’re not perfect because, at the end of the day, it’s just a drawing idea. But if you make it more of a game, your kids will likely want to draw with you. And that’s what matters.
Drawing should never feel like homework to kids, so try not to make it seem like homework by being too strict or giving too many instructions about what they should draw. Instead, try to photograph them drawing and have fun doing it! You could even set up a little photo booth or backdrop where they can take pictures of themselves between their drawings (just make sure it doesn’t distract them from the actual drawing).
If Your Kids Are Too Young, Use Coloring Books
You can use coloring books with Christmas themes if your kids are too young. The younger ones may not be able to draw by themselves yet, but they can color the pictures as they like and have fun doing it!
You can also print out pictures of Santa Claus, Rudolph the Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, and so on, and let your child color them as he wants. This is also a great way to teach him about colors!
If You Have Older Kids Who’re Already Good at Drawing, You Can Use Crayons to Make Some Christmas Drawings
If you have an art store near you, you can look for oil pastels or water-soluble crayons to give your drawing more depth than regular crayons.
Christmas drawings are a wonderful way for kids to express themselves and create cards.
There are many different ways to do this, from simple crayons to sophisticated drawing tools. Here are some ideas:
- Drawings with pencils. Drawing with pencils is a great way to learn how to draw and still create your own Christmas card. You can use graphite or colored pencils, but they mustn’t be too hard, as they can break easily. If you want to color the drawing afterward, you’ll also need colored pencils.
- Marking Pens. Marker pens are great because they dry quickly, so you can move on to another easy drawing before the first one dries up! Plus, they come in many colors so you can create many different cards with just one set of markers!
- Brushes and watercolors. Watercolor paints need to be mixed with water, so they don’t dry out when you use them; otherwise, they could crack or chip off the paper if it gets too dry! Brushes are made of animal hair (usually squirrel) or synthetic fibers and come in different sizes depending on the effect you want to achieve.