How to Draw a Reindeer

Reindeer, species of deer found in the Arctic tundra and adjacent boreal forests of Greenland, Scandinavia, Russia, Alaska, and Canada. There are two varieties: tundra reindeer and forest (or woodland) reindeer. In traditional festive legend, Santa Claus’s reindeer pull a sleigh through the night sky to help Santa Claus deliver gifts to children on Christmas Eve.

This is a simple step-by-step guide to how to draw a reindeer. Let’s get started and create your masterpiece.

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Draw a tuft of hair on top of the head using a series of short curved lines, allowing the lines to connect in round points.
Enclose a long curve to that tuft of hair, shaped a bit like a big peanut, forming the head of the reindeer.
Draw a pair of cute eyes, one is open and one is closed.
Sketch a slightly curved line under the eyes, separating the snout from the head. Draw a large oval black dot in the middle of the line, leaving a little space in the middle. Then use a curve to draw a big smiling mouth.
To draw the ear, extend two long, curved lines from the head, allowing the lines to meet in a rounded point. Using a small shape to add detail within the ear. Then duplicate this to get the other ear.
Draw a pair of antlers on the head.
Extent two short parallel lines from the chin for the neck. Then draw a bell on the neck.
Draw the body and limbs of the reindeer.
Draw the tail using some short, curved lines that meet in upward points. You can decorate the reindeer with a lovely heart shape.
Color this reindeer. Merry Christmas!

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