What to Draw for the Christmas: 15 Simple Ideas with Original Examples!
I don’t know how it is with you, but I have a New Year mood in November. And this is good. Indeed, for the New Year, you need to be in time: home decoration, cards, gifts … Therefore, preparation should begin in advance!
And the question is, what to draw for the New Year to please your friends and relatives?
We have collected you 25 ideas for New Year’s plots. Useful for cards, wall newspapers, paintings for gifts. Choose the ones you like and draw with inspiration! And reference pictures will help to achieve the expected result 🙂
New Year tree
The New Year can be imagined without a serpentine, sparklers, even tangerines, but if there is no festively decorated Christmas tree, consider that the holiday did not take place!
Drawing a Christmas tree is very easy! In this case, you can use the simplest images that even children can do.
And what is New Year without Santa Claus? Red nose, rosy cheeks, beard, and most importantly – a red sheepskin coat and a bag of gifts!
Do not wait for snowfalls and blizzards – you can draw beautiful snowflakes! Is it difficult to come up with an openwork pattern? Then find several options you like on the net for “paper snowflakes” or “snowflake patterns” ?
The snowman is a fairly popular character in the New Year and winter stories. And to draw it is very simple: a couple of round ones, a carrot nose, twig handles, and all other attributes – your imagination! Can’t draw people? The snowman will completely replace them! It can do everything as a person: give gifts, skate, laugh and dance.
The story of the creation of the first snowman, according to ancient legend, takes us back to the distant 1493 year. It was then that Michelangelo Buonarotti, a sculptor, poet, and architect, made the first snow figure. But the first written mention of a beautiful huge snowman is found in one of the books of the 18th century. The 19th century was marked by “warming” in the relationship of man with snowmen. These winter beauties become good heroes of holiday tales, integral attributes of New Year’s cards.
Decorating a house with a Christmas and New Year wreath is a very beautiful custom that came to us from Western countries. In recent years, Christmas wreaths have become a popular interior decoration.
“Weave” hand-drawn Christmas wreaths from fir branches or holly, add red “Christmas star” flowers, fruits, ribbons, beads, Christmas toys. In the composition of the compositions, there is where to wander fantasy.
By the way, you can decorate a wreath not only with the usual New Year decorations but also with everything that your imagination can tell you. For example – dried flowers, cones, berries, fruits, vegetables, cinnamon in sticks, spices, citrus peeled, cut in a spiral, cayenne pepper, tangerines, apples, flowers, sweets, sweets, Christmas cookies.
Socks for Gifts
Do you know where the tradition of hanging socks on gift fireplaces came from? According to legend, the poor man was worried that his daughters would not marry, because he did not have a dowry for them.
St. Nicholas, learning about their plight, wanted to help them. On Christmas Eve, after the girls hung their stockings to dry on the fireplace, he threw some gold coins into the smokehouse. Coins landed in stockings and filled them. When news of this spread, other people also began to hang stockings in the hope that they would receive gifts.
Perhaps the most appetizing plot of our New Year’s selection! Every housewife will surely find molds in the form of stars, houses, hearts … They can be used not only in baking but also in drawing 🙂 By the way, if you have a proven cookie recipe – share in the comments!
If you are not familiar with my course “Taming the watercolor”, sign up! In one of the lessons, we draw a cute watercolor story with cups. Such a sketch will be a great addition to a gift for mom, sister, girlfriend, someone who wants to talk heart to heart over a cup of tea or coffee …
Christmas balls – one of the most common subjects for New Year’s cards. They can be drawn very simple, flat, with an emphasis on the pattern. And you can, if you can, in all their beauty of glass shine.
Austelist and Poinsettia
Red bright poinsettia flower resembles a star. This plant blooms in winter. Therefore, the flowers of poinsettia began to be called the stars of Bethlehem.
Holly (holly) is one of the most common Christmas plants. It is believed that the holly reveals its magical properties just before Christmas, bringing health, love, and prosperity to the house.
Knitted gloves are a very cozy winter accessory. For those who want to warm their hearts!