Creatives will enjoy learning how to draw Santa’s sleigh in 9 easy illustrative steps.
Have fun with this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw Santa Claus’ famous sleigh! This easy Christmas themed tutorial is perfect for younger students looking to learn how to draw during the Christmas season.
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Plan for this drawing to last about 30 minutes, but the creative process can actually take longer if a background is created in addition to the subject matter.
Enjoy the process of learning how to draw Santa’s sleigh. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. What other items would Santa Claus include in the drawing?
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw Santa’s Sleigh Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In today’s tutorial, we are going to discover how to draw Santa’s sleigh on paper. The shape and proportion of each part will be pointed out in each step of the tutorial. Observe that the blue pencil lines are used to indicate the newest lines being drawn in each step.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Outline The Body Of The Sleigh
Form an elongated shape to outline the body of the sleigh similar to the illustration.
Attach The Front Part Of The Sleigh
Next, draw a rectangular shape to form the front part of the sleigh.
Draw The Opposite Side Of The Sleigh
Now, form the opposite side of the sleigh by drawing a curved line.
Form The Rear Part Of The Sleigh
Draw a diagonal line to form the rear.
Add The Interior
Add lines in the sleigh similar to the illustration to highlight its interior.
Attach The Stanchions
Attach small columnar shapes below the sleigh to form stanchions.
Form The Runners
Draw two long and thin shapes to add runners to the sleigh.
Outline The Sleigh’s Details
Add a line going across the top part of the sleigh as shown.
Complete The Drawing Of Santa’s Sleigh
Let’s complete the illustration by adding some color! First, use a gray crayon to fill in the stanchions and runners. Next, use a yellow crayon to shade the top part of the sleigh. Then, use a brown crayon to color the walls of the sleigh’s wooden interior. Use a dark brown crayon to shade the flooring. Finally, use a red crayon to fill in the rest of Santa’s sleigh!
How to Draw Santa’s Sleigh PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw Santa’s Sleigh. 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!