How to Draw a Cute Baby Koala

Of all the animals native to Australia, the koala is one of the most popular – and it is easy to see why when you see how cute they are! In just a few steps, we will learn how to create our very own koala – let’s get started.


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start by taking a gray pen, and drawing a curved line in the center of your page, adding a jagged edge to the top.


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Now, add another curved shape to the right of this, adding two jagged sections to the top. Make a short mark to the left of this. This is one ear for your koala.


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Now, repeat this on the other side to create the second ear.


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Now, add a large, curved shape to the bottom left of the head, and add three small marks inside this for toes.


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Add a long, thin curved shape to the right of this…


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And add two small marks to make the second set of toes.


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Bring down a line from the right arm, and curve this across to the left. Then, add another curved shape to the left, curving this up, and across to the right.


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Add a curved “w” shape to the left of this. Extend the left strand of the “w” up and across to the right.


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Now, switch to a black fineliner pen. Add a bunch of leaves in between the hands.


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Complete the bottom of the koala with your gray pen.


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Now, use the black fineliner pen to add a series of small marks all across the ears…


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Now, add a large semicircle shape to the bottom of the face. Fill this in almost completely, leaving a white strip at the top. This creates that distinctive nose that koalas are famous for.


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Add two curved lines on either side of the nose for eyes. Add small marks to the ends.


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Now, use a pink pen to add small ovals beneath the eyes…


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Grab a gray pencil, and add small circles all across the head and body of the koala. Then, shade the rest of the body with the gray.


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Grab a green pen, and add color to the leaf on the right.


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Add a slightly lighter green pen, and use this to fill in the rest of the leaves in the bunch.


And just like that, you have your own super cute koala – now is your chance to learn more about these wonderful creatures.

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