You are in a drawing lesson where you will learn how to draw an elf very easy even for kids. Draw and practice with us!
Hello everyone! In this simple step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to draw an elf for kids. The fairy-tale world is rich in its imagination, and every year writers and directors come up with more and more new extraordinary creatures or change the appearance of old ones. In fairy tales, we heard about hobbits, dwarves, elves, leprechauns, and many other mythical creatures.
But, despite the variety of invented images and images of these creatures, there are typical ideas about each. And it is according to this typical representation that today we will draw an elf with the classical pointed ears and funny clothes in just 10 steps. Enjoy your drawing!
Time needed: 25 minutes
How to Draw an Elf for Kids
- Shape the elf’s face.
Begin by drawing the shape of the elf’s face, which looks like a semicircle.
- Draw the elf hat.
Now you need to draw an elf hat. Draw the hat using two curved lines of different sizes that connect to form a pointed shape.
- Add parts of the head.
Now let’s draw the eyes in the shape of circles and above them cute eyebrows using curved lines. Elf ears will be pointed and large, like the shape of the leaves of trees.
- Add details.
Next, let’s draw a funny oval-shaped nose and a smile using a curved line. And also don’t forget to draw a round detail on the elf’s hat.
- Draw the torso.
Now, using two curved, parallel lines, draw the elf’s body.
- Add arms.
Now draw the simple arms of the elf as shown.
- Detail the clothes.
Draw the elf’s sleeves using two lines, and also draw the belt as shown.
- Draw the legs.
Draw the belt buckle and after that draw the elf’s legs as in the example.
- Draw the shoes.
Draw the elf’s shoes, which are pointed at the ends and point upward.
- Color your artwork.
Trace the sketch with a black marker, then start coloring your drawing of an elf.
Great! Your drawing of a wonderful elf is ready, but we don’t want you to stop there. We suggest you try to draw another character—a gnome!