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Today you are going to find out how to draw the monkey in the picture above. Let’s get starting.
How to draw a monkey – Step 1: Draw a kidney-bean shape for the body. Now think where the face of the monkey should be placed and add an overlapping oval and circle for the face and the head. Draw two more ovals, one on either side of the head, for the ears of your monkey.
How to draw a monkey – Step 2: Now draw the tail of the monkey: a curved, snakelike shape. Add two shapes from the bottom of the body for the monkey’s back legs. Try some different models of feet, and choose the ones you end up liking the most. Just don’t forget that a monkeys’ feet look like hands.
How to draw a monkey – Step 3: Add two more curved shapes for the arms from the upper part of the body and draw hands at their end. Again, take your time. Might not get what you want to from the first try.
How to draw a monkey – Step 4: Now it’s time for the details. Draw eyes, pupils and nostrils. Add curved lines for the mouth and for the monkey’s eyebrows, nose and hair. Also work on all the other details, like drawing fingers on the monkey’s hands and feet, drawing the interior of the ear, etc.
How to draw a monkey – Step 5: Your sketch is almost over. Just erase the extra lines and trace with a pen or a marker the lines you want to keep. Don’t forget about the details you drew on the previous step.
How to draw a monkey – Step 6: Now add some color and shades to your sketch and you’ll end up exactly with the first picture in this post.
Congratulations! You can always improve your drawing with lots of practice, but for now we can say you’ve learned how to draw a monkey in a couple of steps.
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