How to Draw a Christmas Anime Girl

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Although Christmas was not a traditional holiday in Japan, the secular aspects of the celebration have been adopted over the past century. This means that many anime cartoons and manga comics have Christmas specials. You can get into the holiday spirit with this easy, step-by-step Christmas anime girl drawing... Read more

How to Draw a Cat in Clothes

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Humans have been dressing up their pets for a long time. Ancient Egyptian paintings portray domestic animals with collars or ribbons around their necks, and the collar was perhaps the first pet fashion statement. Says one resource: "Collars emerged as tools for training and restraint as well as status symbols at the height of civilization. But they were also beautiful works of art... Read more

How to Draw Yourself Stepping in a Puddle and Splashing your Friends

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Have you ever played in a puddle? Most puddles are left behind by rain. They can also form near underground springs, on beaches when the tide goes out, from snow melt, or from man-made sources such as a fire hydrant or backyard watering hose. They may attract small animals that desire to drink the water, or creatures such as frogs and mosquitoes that lay their eggs there.... Read more

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 Beanie

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Hats have been around since the dawn of humanity. Hats have served many different purposes, from functional to stylish, and have been constructed from various materials... Read more

How to Draw a Snow Leopard

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The snow leopard or ounce is one of 37 species of cats found throughout the world. This long-haired big cat lives in the snowy mountains of Asia. It feels right at home at elevations up to 5,500 meters or 18,000 feet!... Read more

How to Draw Christmas Lights

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Christmas lights are often used to decorate Christmas trees as well as the exteriors of houses, shrubbery, and outdoor trees. Where did the tradition of illuminating homes and trees with... Read more

How to Draw a Christmas Stocking

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What is a Christmas stocking? Historically, a stocking was a long sock worn by both men and women. Christmas stockings, on the other hand, are large, oversize sock-shaped bags... Read more

How to Draw a Menorah

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What is a menorah? A menorah is a candelabra, a type of candle holder with many branches. In fact, the word menorah simply means "lamp" in the Hebrew language. It is a symbol of... Read more

How to Draw an Igloo

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The igloo is an icon of the far north, especially the Arctic regions of Alaska, Greenland, and Canada. The term is from an Eskimo word meaning "house," and igloos still serve as temporary winter homes for... Read more

How to Draw Mittens

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Mittens are a staple of both wintertime and childhood imagery. Mittens are a type of glove that group four of the fingers together in a single pocket, separating only the thumb in an... Read more

How to Draw a Sweater

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During the 1400s, fishermen's wives on the English island of Jersey knitted wool garments for their husbands. Because of wool's natural oils, the garments kept the men warm even in... Read more

How to Draw a Scarf

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A scarf is a piece of fabric worn around the neck or head. Scarves are an ancient garment, and they aren't just for girls... Read more

How to Draw the Elf on the Shelf

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The Elf on the Shelf began as a children's book published in 2005, entitled The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition. The story recounts the tale of a "scout elf," sent by Santa Claus to watch children from... Read more

How to Draw Cookies

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The word cookie comes from a Dutch word meaning "little cake." Cookies are generally flat sweet pastries. Outside of North America, cookies are often called... Read more

How to Draw Christmas Ornaments

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Christmas ornaments are decorations that are usually used to adorn a Christmas tree. They may be made from a variety of materials, including glass, wood, clay, and metal. Families often pass ornaments from... Read more