How to Draw a Simple Monkey

Artist: Dawn / May 16, 2010

Step 1.

Draw a large circle for the head, and then add the facial guidelines. Next, draw a small circle for the simple monkeys body.

Step 2.

Now you will begin sketching or drawing out the exact framing shape of the monkey's face. When that is done, draw the eyes, color in the pupils, and add a simple smile.

Step 3.

You will now draw the marking line that frames the monkey's face. Draw two dots for the nostril holes, and then draw the ears. The last thing you want to do is draw out the outer lining for his/her body like so, and draw a chin line.

Step 4.

Now you can finish off your monkey by drawing the arms behind his back, and the legs and feet. Also, draw the marking line around the belly and start erasing the lines and shapes.

Step 5.

This is what your simple drawing looks like when you are done. Color him in, and if you want to make your new simple monkey drawing into a girl, add a cute pink bow, and some lashes.

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Artist: Dawn
Date Added: May 16, 2010
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Tags: draw simple, how to draw simple, how to draw monkeys, how to draw a monkey
Description: Okay, let me just submit one more simple tutorial that I almost had to do because it was such a cute concept. For my fourth lesson, I want to show you "how to draw a simple monkey", step by step. Honestly, how many times have you tried drawing a simple looking monkey that would take only five, ten minutes the most to draw? I know when I was a novice artist, drawing a monkey was almost impossible to get right. I also got a request from a member who wanted a simplified version of a monkey too, so it all worked out. All monkeys, apes, chimps, and so forth, are all known as primates. Some of the cutest animals in the world are primates, and sometimes, wealthy people will adopt one as a pet where it's legal. It didn't take me very long to draw a simple monkey. I wanted to keep the drawing as basic as possible so that even a six year old can have a go at this tutorial. I think you will guys will find this bright lesson both easy and fun. When you have finished the drawing, be sure to submit your work so other artists, including myself, can have a look see at your skills. I will be back in a few, so try and stick around to see what I have to submit next. Adios amigos!