How to Paint a Quick and Easy Santa Claus

Santa FInal

Here is a quick and easy Santa Claus design that will appease the crowds and be suitable for tiny cheeks and little wigglers.  Here is how to create the design in easy step by step instructions.


Medium #4 Round Brush
Small Round #1 (1/16″) Brush

paper towels or cloth
water container
(optional) Fine Mist Spray bottle with water
optional) Baby wipes

Colors used in this picture:

Black Face Paint
White Face Paint
Red Face Paint

Super Add on: Amerikan Body Art Cosmetic Glitter – Holographic White (Sheer). Glitter always has  a great “cherry on top” affect when added to your finished design.


1. Starting with the medium round brush and the white face paint, paint a big “U” shape design. The sides of the U will be much thinner than the bottom.



2.Next add the trim of his hat and the ball that goes on the end.



3. Using the same brush, add red and fill in the shape of the hat. It kind of looks like and upside down “y”.



4.Now using the small round brush and the black paint, outline the design, bringing it to life. Add two circles for the eyes, a crescent moon shape for the nose, and a nice Santa smile over the white part of the beard. Add thick to thin lines as much as you can while outlining the design.



5.Finally, using the small round brush add two white dots to the eyes, and add a few dots and stars to the design. Finish off with glitter for a nice effect.

Santa FInal

thank you for viewing. Please let me know how this design worked for you in the comments below!

Happy Holidays

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1 comment

Very very very good


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