How to Draw a Monkey Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Monkey Head in 5 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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

Step 1: Start by drawing the outline of the monkey's face. It is slightly heart shaped, but with a curved bottom. Finish with the line going inside the right side of the face to make the cheek

Step 2: Draw the nose and the mouth one line at a time

Step 3: Draw the eyes. Make almond shapes to start and then draw circles inside of them. Draw two small circles inside each of those circles to make the eye pupils. Draw arches above the eyes to make the brows

Step 4: Draw the circular shape around the monkey's head. Leave a space on the left side for his ear. Do not draw around the chin

Step 5: Draw ears on both sides of the head. They look like C's with smaller C's inside them

Step 6: Good work! You have completed the Monkey's head! You can color it or draw some trees around it

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

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