How to Draw a Monkey Head
Start out by picking your pencils. I used an HB pencil for sketching, an H for light shading/lines, and finally B/2B pencils for dark lines/shading.
Start out with a light/basic sketch of the monkey. Use the guidelines I've provided if you need to.
Once you have the basic sketch down go head and shade in the background. I used an HB pencil and a paper towel for this.
Go ahead and roughly shade in the monkey's face and the its darker fur. I'm still using an HB for this.
Now use an H or HB to start defining your lines. I like starting my details at the eyes and moving outwards.
Use the H pencil to work on the monkey's skin and the B to fill in the nostrils and define the mouth.
Define a few strands of hair on the left-side and use the H again to roughly shade the area under and around the monkey's chin.
Go ahead and sketch in a few strands of hair on the right-side to help guide you in the next steps.
September 1, 2011
Description: Hey everyone, here's another animal tutorial for you all. This time I'll be showing you how to draw a monkey or leaf-monkey. Get your pencils, paper, and eraser ready!