Learn how to draw a great looking Snow Globe with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.
By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Snow Globe.
Have you ever brought home a snow globe as a souvenir from a vacation? You can draw a snow globe from any destination you'd like with this easy, step-by-step snow globe drawing guide.
It is said that the snow globe was invented accidentally by an inventor trying to brighten a surgeon's lights. But this drawing is no accident.
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Can you pick out the primary shapes used in this drawing? The base is a cylinder, and the globe is a circle. Circles are also used for the snowman and tree ornaments. The house includes rectangles and triangles.
If you like this tutorial, check out our winter scenery drawing guide. It has the same elements of snow, snowmen, a house, and trees that are shown here in miniature.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Snow Globe
How to Draw a Great Looking Snow Globe for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Begin the snow globe outline by drawing its base. Use three layers of rounded rectangles to form the cylindrical shape.
Easy Snow Globe Drawing - Step 2
2. Use a long curved line to draw a partial circle on top of the base. Then, use a series of curved lines to sketch the snow on the ground and the base of the Christmas tree.
Easy Snow Globe Drawing - Step 3
3. Use curved lines to draw each of the successively smaller layers of the Christmas tree. At its top, draw a four-pointed star.
Easy Snow Globe Drawing - Step 4
Easy Snow Globe Drawing - Step 5
5. Draw a circle for the snowman's head and a curved trapezoid for his bucket hat. Shade circles for the eyes. Use a small rounded triangle for the carrot nose and a curved line for the smiling mouth.
Extend a pair of straight lines from the top and bottom of the arm, forming the broomstick. Draw a circle at the top, followed by a wavy line to enclose the brush of the broom.
Easy Snow Globe Drawing - Step 6
6. Use curved lines to sketch the snow on the roof and at the base of the house. Outline its walls with straight lines.
Easy Snow Globe Drawing - Step 7
7. Draw the rectangular door and chimney. Use ovals for the doorknob and snowdrifts below the window and on top of the door. Use a long curved line to finish enclosing the snow-covered roof.
Add More Details to Your Snow Globe Picture - Step 8
8. Draw a window on the side of the house with snow beneath it. Then, use curved lines to draw the many layers of another pine tree behind the house and snowman.
Complete the Outline of Your Snow Globe Drawing - Step 9
9. Enclose the top of the pine tree with curved lines. Then, draw small ovals all over the inside of the globe to indicate the glittery snow.
Color Your Snow Globe Drawing
Your snow globe outline is complete. Now, color your cartoon. Notice how the globe in our example is shaded light blue to indicate the glass and liquid inside. The base is different shades of brown, suggesting wood or metal.
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