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click the image to enlargeErase excess lines from the previous initial circle-and-ellipse drawing. Choose which lines should remain and which you erase.
click the image to enlargeWe will use the central axis-line crossing the head and the mouth. It will help us to draw the parts of monkey’s face – the eyes, the nose and the mouth.
click the image to enlargeWhen you have these three elements, you are virtually ready with the drawing.
click the image to enlargeYou can begin to shade the area around the eyes and, to point out the nose.
click the image to enlargeYou did the basic and most important job. The face of your monkey drawing is now ready.
click the image to enlargeDraw the final outlines of the body, the hands, belly, back and the legs.
click the image to enlargeContinue shading the body as you see on the picture. Notice that the pencil strokes are quite rough; I did not make any special attention to the exactness.
click the image to enlargeWhen you draw fur animals be careful about the direction of pencil strokes.
click the image to enlargeYou have learned the very basic steps of how to draw a monkey. I think you would agree that monkey drawing is not difficult at all, and I am sure you've already memorized the drawing steps.
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click the image to enlargeOutline the contour of the entire shape. Approximate lines are OK.
click the image to enlargeOutline the basic shapes of each, adult monkey and the child. Outline the face of both and the approximate shape of the limbs.
click the image to enlargeHere you can sketch the face in more detail. Not too precise please, because you may fall into the trap of: “can’t get it done perfectly”.
click the image to enlargeNow, take your color pencils and begin to fill up the surface with very light brown color.
click the image to enlargeColor the face with pinkish color. Child’s face pink color is weaker than the adult’s. Outline the contrast lines on adult’s face: mouth, nose, and eyes.
click the image to enlargeWhen you have ready the faces, begin to sketch the furs. It is an easy and simple work. You only have to be careful to keep the shapes of the limbs visible.
click the image to enlargeAlways use combinations of more brown color shades. Every animal’s fur is always a combination – blend of similar color tones, almost never only one color tone.
click the image to enlargeAdd color pencil contrasts where you see necessary. Observe the picture carefully and just work it out in similar way. Use dark brown and black color pencil too.
Apr 28, 16 04:56 AM
These colourful flowers had colour n joy to our life.
Apr 26, 16 04:57 AM
I love the winter and snow fall. I love nature drawings. I get a lot of inspiration from your site.
Apr 25, 16 09:27 PM
This is just a picture I drew from a 2 in picture in a book. I've been drawing since I was a child. I'm 65 now.
Apr 25, 16 09:24 PM
This is John Lennon using my own style of drawing.
Apr 20, 16 04:52 AM
We have coyotes way back in a farmer's field. They can be heard in the Spring and Summer howling at night. It is a weird and creepy sound.
Apr 20, 16 04:46 AM
I love to draw horses and other animals.
Apr 20, 16 04:38 AM
I love drawing and painting a hummingbird near a flower. This is one of the ones I did awhile back.
Apr 20, 16 04:00 AM
My friend asked me to draw and paint a cartoon fox for her and this is it. His name is Foxy.
Apr 20, 16 03:55 AM
I love drawing dogs. This is a wrinkle puppy that I tried my hand at. It is very cute.
Apr 20, 16 03:41 AM
This is dedicated to my loving husband