Young artists can learn to draw Christmas tree by following the demonstration images in this simple tutorial.
Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these simple 9 drawing steps. You will learn the fundamentals for drawing a Christmas tree.
This lesson only takes about 30 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a “coloring book” page with just the line art. This goes well with crayons or colored pencils. This is perfect for very young kids in the need of extra guidance and simply looking to fill in a Christmas tree.
Get a thrill out of learning to draw Christmas tree. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some creative details. Don’t forget about the free PDF guide.
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- Draw Christmas Tree Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this step by step lesson, we will learn to draw Christmas tree with your drawing materials. Pay attention to the different sizes and shapes within the artwork of the Christmas tree. The new lines in each step is drawn out in blue so you can plainly see the current components that you should be drawing.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Form The Star
First, let’s form the star-shaped decoration with a triangle attached to the bottom.
Draw The Topmost Layer Of Needles
Now, draw a pointy triangular shape below the star decoration.
Add Another Layer Of Needles
Next, add another layer of the Christmas tree’s branches and needles by drawing a bigger pointy shape similar to the previous step.
Draw More Branches
Let’s add a bigger layer of branches and needles to make our Christmas tree taller!
Form The Bottom Layer Of The Christmas Tree
Now, form the bottommost layer of needles by drawing the spiky shape similar to the previous steps. Then, add the tree’s trunk attached to the bottom.
Hang Candy Canes
First, draw the J-shaped outline of the candy canes. Then, add diagonal lines to form their striped pattern.
Add Christmas Bulbs
A Christmas tree won’t be complete without bulbs! Let’s draw circles on the tree to add the Christmas bulbs. Don’t forget to erase parts of the tree’s branches that overlap with the bulbs.
Draw The Garland
Form a wavy diagonal shape wrapped around the tree to draw the garland. Erase parts of the branches that overlap with the garland.
Complete The Christmas Tree Drawing
Let’s complete our drawing of a Christmas tree by adding some color! First, use a yellow crayon to color the star decoration. Next, fill the candy canes with red and white crayons. Now, shade the garland with a red crayon. Then, color the needles of the Christmas tree with a green crayon and its woody trunk with a brown crayon. Finally, shade the bulbs with different colors like pink, blue and orange.
Draw Christmas Tree PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Draw Christmas Tree. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!