This visual collage illustrates each sequential step leading to the final artwork. Follow the instructions, and you will learn how to draw the Grinch!
Welcome to the Grinch drawing lesson! Today we will be learning the technique of drawing this famous character from the Dr. Seuss book How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Grinch is a green, angry and unpleasant creature who hates the Christmas holiday. Step by step, you will learn how to draw the Grinch!
The Grinch lives in a cave on Mount Crumpit, far away from the town of Whoville. He dislikes Christmas and considers it only an excuse for consumption and insane spending. Therefore, the Grinch decides to steal Christmas to show the people of Whoville how hopeless and meaningless it is. However, thanks to the efforts of a little girl named Cindy-Lou Who, the Grinch realizes that Christmas is not just a holiday, but a time for love, kindness, and family values. In the end, the Grinch becomes a true friend to the people of Whoville and opens his heart to Christmas.
Despite the Grinch’s angry appearance, his character is one of the most popular Christmas characters in the world. In this lesson, we will learn how to draw the Grinch from scratch using simple steps and instructions. This lesson is suitable for all ages and skill levels, so let’s get started!
Time needed: 30 minutes
How to Draw the Grinch Step by Step
- Sketch the head.
Start by drawing the shape of your character’s head. Also, add the Grinch’s eyebrows and nose.
- Add the facial details.
Under the Grinch’s eyebrows, draw his eyes using curved lines for shape. Also, following the example from the step, draw your character’s smiling mouth.
- Draw the clothing details.
This step shows how to draw the collar for the Grinch’s clothing, using wavy lines to draw it. Then, in the same way, draw the bottom part of the Grinch’s hat.
- Draw the hat.
Depict the Grinch’s Christmas hat as shown in the example from the step.
- Outline the torso.
Using smooth lines, draw the Grinch’s torso, which visually looks like a drop.
- Add legs and arms.
First, draw your Grinch’s bent arms, then add your character’s legs directly under the torso.
- Add the cuffs.
Draw cuffs on the sleeves of the Grinch’s sweater, also draw the large wavy cuff at the bottom of your Grinch’s sweater.
- Draw the hands.
We are approaching the final part of drawing the Grinch, in this step, it is demonstrated how to draw the Grinch’s hands. Also, depict shoe cuffs at the bottom of the legs.
- Add shoes.
Following the example from the step, draw the Grinch’s shoes.
- Color the drawing.
To start, it is recommended to trace the sketch with a black marker, then use your favorite coloring tools to color the Grinch.
Congratulations, you have successfully learned how to draw the Grinch! This cheerful and evil character has become a favorite hero of many people due to his unique appearance and charisma. We hope this tutorial helped you improve your drawing skills and enjoy the process of creating your own Grinch. Don’t forget that practice makes master, so keep drawing and experimenting with new techniques and styles. Good luck in your creativity!