The Christmas sleigh or also known as the Santa's sleigh is the sleigh used by Santa to travel around the world carrying gifts for children. In the stories and movies, we often see that Santa rides a red sleigh. This is understandable because red is a color that is often associated with Christmas. Santa also loves the color red so he wears a red suit. It makes sense if he chooses to ride a red sleigh. Red also complements the speed of the sleigh. Because fast vehicles are often painted red. You can see this phenomenon on sport-cars and fast superhero characters such as The Flash. But it doesn't mean it is the only right way to color it. If you are painting or making your own Christmas sleigh, you can color them however you want using yellow, green, or even pink and holographic.
A paper Christmas sleigh is a little bit more complicated than other Christmas ornaments. But you can still make it yourself using a Christmas sleigh template. You can find the templates on the internet. Download it and adjust the sizing before printing it. After you have it printed, lay it on top of the paper you are going to use. You can use paper with the color of your choices such as red or green, but you can also use white paper and paint it later. Cut the paper following the template as a guide. If you use white paper, you need to paint the paper after you cut them. It will be easier to paint each part of the sleigh before you ensemble it. After you have all the parts painted, now you can ensemble the sleigh. Some templates provide slits so you can put the parts together into one sleigh, but if they don't, you can use glue to put it together. Once you're done, you can add decorations to the sleigh such as stars and other patterns.
If you want to create a beautiful painting of a Christmas sleigh, you can use its template as a guide. Not only it will guarantee you a neat result, but it also will save you a lot of time because you don't have to redo the sketches if you make mistakes. Use the template as a guide to creating the outline. You can then add the base color and then move to the detailing.