How to Draw a Snowman

How to draw a snowman cartoon

Learning how to draw a snowman is something EVERYONE! should be able to do come winter. And truly... it's much the same as making a real one. When drawing though, the help of a simple framework can really make a difference.

With the white space of your paper taking the place of the snow you'd be using to make a real one - let's get stacking!


First Step - Stacking Circles, Easy as '1, 2, 3'

To begin - in order to help you visualize how your snowman will very soon take shape... have a look at the simple structure below. You can use these images as a guideline with lightly-sketched pencil lines... or just as a reference for how the shape will come to be.

Simple enough...

How to draw a snowman framework How to draw a snowman framework drawing

Keep in mind - there are all sorts of ways to tackle any cartoon drawing. You could reduce the body to only two circles if you like. Or maybe you want to create a more 'anthro-like' character.

Make the necessary changes - and then... let's draw! :-)

Second Step - How to Draw a Snowman, Step by Step

First up, give your character a unique 'snowpersonish' shape. The centerline - and cross if you need to use one... can really help as you mirror and map things out. Have fun - get creative... let's see what kind of cool-looking version you can come up with!

Here are the steps...

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Alright - pretty well done now, I'd say. And coloring is a snap... snow is white - so just leave your paper blank in those snow-filled areas of the lines.

I hope you enjoyed this lesson... see you again soon for another! :-)