How to Draw a Koala Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Koala Head in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Koala Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin with the left ear, drawing an arched line with a few points for fur. Within, add a zig-zag upside down "U".

Step 2: In the same way, draw the right ear, connecting both ears with a slanted line.

Step 3: Draw a large "U" connecting the two ears from the bottom.

Step 4: Draw the nose. If you have trouble, you can draw an oval in the middle of the head, with a semi-circle below it. Add to triangles to either side, and two smaller ovals at the bottom of the large one.

Step 5: Draw the right eye, making an open circle with a smaller oval within it.

Step 6: Draw a smaller circle with an oval inside for the left eye.

Step 7: Add the shoulders by drawing a short curved line below the head, and one long line coming down from below the right ear.

Step 8: Your koala is now finished!

How to Draw a Koala Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Koala Head – Step-by-Step Tutorial