Draw a Snowman

The snowman is a simple yet cute design. Once you've got the hang of how to draw one (and it really won't take you long to learn), you'll be able to improve on this design by making it more three dimensional, more colorful or simply more innovative. This design is excellent for adding to cards, craft projects and painting onto winter scenes.


  1. Start with the guidelines by drawing a big ball near the bottom of the paper
  2. Draw a medium sized ball overlapping the top of the big ball
  3. Draw another ball on top of those that is slightly smaller than the rest. You can use more than three balls, just make sure the one you put on top of the others needs to be slightly smaller than the one before.
  4. Sketch in the carrot nose and circles for the face and buttons.
  5. Sketch a scarf below the smallest ball. Draw a hat that looks like a top hat for your snowman’s head.
  6. Sketch 2 branches for his arms. Finally, sketch extra snow under the biggest ball and add a snow floor.
  7. Finalize the outlines and erase the guidelines.
  8. Color your drawing to add life to the snowman.


  • Try gluing on objects from real life for a 3-D effect.
  • Try to find something round like the bottom of a cup. You can trace around the bottom of the cup for the circles you will need for the snowman body.(But, you would need to find different sized cups, because each circle needs to be smaller than the one under it.)
  • Don't do a wonky hat.

Things You'll Need

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Cups or something round (possibly)

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