#HolidayEmojiWeek: Rudy the Reindeer

Learn how to use Illustrator CC to create you own holiday emoji of Rudolph’s younger brother.

by Wayne Hoang

posted on 12-18-2017

Rudy is Rudolph’s younger brother. He’s always looked up to his brother, and one day hopes to get his name in history books, too — and hopefully join in a few reindeer games! Learn how to draw Rudy in Illustrator CC below.

Get all the design assets for Rudy the Reindeer here.

Step 1

Use the ellipse tool to draw the face, and then use the pencil tool to draw the ear.

Step 2

Use the pen tool to add details and dimension to the ear.

Step 3

Add a highlight to the face by drawing an offset ellipse of a lighter shade.

Step 4

Draw an antler with the pencil tool, and then use the width tool to add dimension to the antlers.

Step 5

Copy the antler and ear, and use the reflect tool to create a mirror image.

Step 6

Draw the snout and nose with the ellipse tool.

Step 7

Insert a playful emoji face from CC Libraries to complete your custom Rudy emoji.

Don’t forget to share your fun, holiday emoji creations with us on Twitter using #HolidayEmojiWeek.

Topics: Creativity, Illustration