How to Draw the Smallest Monkey in the World

Artist: jellybean828 / July 23, 2014

Step 1.

Start off by drawing a circle for its head and a line.

Step 2.

Now draw this around the line.

Step 3.

Next, add his arm and hand.

Step 4.

Then draw a slightly curved line for his body and tail.

Step 5.

Now add in the guideline for his leg.

Step 6.

Add his leg.

Step 7.

Next erase the guidelines and add another part of his tail.

Step 8.

Now let's focus on his head. Throw in some guidelines and what looks like a big smile.

Step 9.

Next, turn that smile into his tiny little muzzle.

Step 10.

Now add his big eyes and tiny little nostrils.

Step 11.

Next, we'll add fur all around the body.

Step 12.

Now we'll concentrate on the fur on his face. Make sure to make it a bit longer above his eyes and below his nose on either side.

Step 13.

Next, add fur on all his body besides the tail. Try to make it long and sloppy to illustrate the texture as rough.

Step 14.

Now we'll focus on the tail. Notice the fur is longer here. Also, his tail is striped like a ring-tailed lemur, so make some of the fur darker.

Step 15.

Now draw in his foot and the rest of the hand he is resting on.

Step 16.

Now, my favorite part- Coloring! For the hand, I used a warm shade of brown simply because I didn't have the colors for peach. Although the monkey is mostly gray, notice his belly is a pinkish purple color. To achieve this, I blended my pink and purp   

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Artist: jellybean828
Date Added: July 23, 2014
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Description: This tutorial shows you how to draw a full-grown Pygmy Marmoset Monkey. FUN FACT: The very biggest Pygmy Marmoset Monkeys can grow to is 15 inches with its tail, 6 inches without. These banana-sized fur balls are native to South America, especially the Amazon Rainforest.