Elf Drawing: Step 6

Elf Drawing

Kids will enjoy learning how to make an elf drawing.

Grab some art supplies and follow along with these clear 6 drawing steps. You’ll learn the fundamentals for drawing an elf.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf packet even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This goes well with crayons, colored pencils, or markers. This is perfect for very young kids in the need of extra guidance and simply looking to shade in an elf.

Art making is much more fun when you have a simple lesson to reference. Enjoy!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Elf Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Elf Drawing: All Steps

In this lesson, we will start off with a blank piece of paper and discover how to draw an elf drawing in a series of steps. We will pay attention to the proportions of each part of the elf.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Face

    Elf Drawing: Step 1

    Begin by making circular shapes for the head, ears, and eyes. Draw the nose and mouth as well.

  2. Add Hair And Hat

    Elf Drawing: Step 2

    Then, add the elf hat and the hair. I will draw this tiny elf young looking with a floppy hat.

  3. Draw The Collar

    Elf Drawing: Step 3

    After that, add the elf’s collar with zigzag lines.

  4. Add The Hands

    Elf Drawing: Step 4

    Now, draw the elf’s hands. Let’s keep things simple.

  5. Draw The Feet

    Elf Drawing: Step 5

    Complete your drawing by adding the feet on top of each other, like in a sitting position. Perhaps this elf is ready to make toys for Santa!

  6. Complete Your Drawing

    Elf Drawing: Step 6

    Now it’s time to color your elf drawing with mostly greens and yellows.

Elf Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Elf Drawing. 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!

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