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Uploaded: July 11, 2008
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
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Updated: August 12, 2013
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Who here loves Halloween as their favorite celebrated holiday? Well for me I love Halloween. Even though I’m old I still manage to dress up and go trick or treating with family and friends. I mean think about it, how do people know how old you are if you are dressed up in disguises right. It’s perfect, I can be anybody I want to be and nobody will know anything. The only thing that can give away my age is my size. Yeah sure you will get those people that say to you “aren’t you a little too old for Halloween?” My response to them is “no way Halloween is the one day (besides Christmas) that is for everybody of all ages” So since my beloved day is only like 3 months away, I figure another character for Halloween is in order. So in light of that whole conversation, I will be showing you how to draw Oogie Boogie from the Tim Burton movie “Nightmare Before Christmas” Now I liked that movie very much. Jack Skellington was an instant likable character for me even though he creeped me out a bit. Sally was a sweet and innocent rag doll that longed for Jack’s attention and companionship but he was just to preoccupied to see that. There is a part in the movie where the three kids take Santa to a dark and gloomy place. Not only is the place creepy, a certain individual lives there as well. His name is Oogie Boogie and he is the big bad villain of the movie. He is a monster that is made of bugs with a body that is stitched together from a burlap sack. Now out of all the monsters in Halloween Town Oogie Boogie is the only one that is truly evil. The other monsters are just there to scare people because that is what they are supposed to do. If you are from Halloween town you are usually a typical creature or monster that is associated with Halloween. Oogie Boogie decides to keep Santa and cook him up in his favorite dish, the snake and spider stew. But when Jack realizes that his place is to make Halloween better and not take over Christmas, he has to rescue Santa from Oogie’s dirty paws and send him back to the South Pole. He eventually destroys Oogie Boogie by pulling a piece of thread that opens up his bug filled sack body. In this tutorial I will show you how to draw Oogie Boogie the evil monster from Nightmare Before Christmas step by step. I hope you have fun and remember start preparing for an awesome Halloween cause Jack is coming back.

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How to Draw Oogie Boogie from Nightmare Before Christmas

how to draw oogie boogie from nightmare before christmas step 1

STEP 1.

You will start this first step with a round circle for Oogie Boogie's head and draw facial guidelines. Now draw a rounded cow bell shape for his budging sack of a body. From the sack draw out two feet and then the guidelines for his arms and one for his sack filled head.
 
how to draw oogie boogie from nightmare before christmas step 2

STEP 2.

Now here you will start to draw out his facial features. Start with two slanted eyes along with a stretched wide open mouth. Now draw out the shape of the tip of his head which looks like a tail and then shape up his sloppy looking body along with drawing in his left arm. Oogie Boogie looks like a fat piece of blob.
 
how to draw oogie boogie from nightmare before christmas step 3

STEP 3.

Now what you will do here is detail his face and then begin drawing out the lines for the stitching that will take form in a later step. You will actually draw out the lines and stitches or his two arms and his left shoulder. Draw two small squares for the dice as well.
 
how to draw oogie boogie from nightmare before christmas step 4

STEP 4.

Okay now in this final step you will first need to color in his devilish looking eyes and then color in his mouth. Draw one long odd shaped line going across his body and then add the stitching. Draw the stitching line on his feet and then you can erase all the guidelines and shapes that you drew in step one.
 
how to draw oogie boogie from nightmare before christmas step 5

STEP 5.

This is what your Oogie Boogie should look like when you are completely done with your drawing. All you have left to do is color him in and place him next to the very monster that destroyed him, Jack Skellington. That will do it for this tutorial on how to draw Oogie Boogie from Nightmare Before Christmas step by step.