How to Draw a Fruitcake

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Fruitcake is both lauded as a holiday gift-giving tradition and loathed as the butt of jokes and as a synonym for "crazy." What is a fruitcake? It is a very heavy spice cake filled with candied or dried and sugared fruits and nuts. Some recipes also contain alcohol. Fruitcake is known for lasting many years due to the preserving qualities of the sugar and alcohol... Read more

How to Draw a Church

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A church is a building used for religious activities, typically by a Christian denomination. Many traditional churches are laid out in the shape of a cross. As you can see from this drawing guide, several sections of the church jut out in different directions, forming the four-pointed shape... Read more

How to Draw Oogie Boogie from the Nightmare Before Christmas

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Oogie Boogie is a boogeyman, a "mythical creature used by adults to frighten children into good behavior." He resembles a large burlap potato sack; on the inside, he is a colony of bugs. He lives in an underground lair full of torture devices. Unlike the other inhabitants of Halloween Town, Oogie Boogie is truly evil... Read more

How to Draw Jesus

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Depictions of Jesus typically date from no earlier than the 200s AD. In the early Christian church, the making of such images was avoided for fear that they would be worshipped as idols. It was not long, however, before Jesus became a common topic in Christian art... Read more

How to Draw Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

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How did a flying reindeer enter the Christmas tradition? The holiday has a long history of amalgamating customs from various sources. For example, Christmas itself was born from interposing the Christchild on the Roman religious festival of Saturnalia. Later, aspects of the celebration were drawn from Druid religious rites and... Read more

How to Draw Santa's Sleigh

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A sled or sleigh is one of the oldest vehicles known to man. Traditionally used in snowy conditions, sleighs were often pulled by dogs or horses... Read more