How to Draw a Jumping Monkey

Monkeys are cheeky, curious, and sociable, and are always leaping and jumping from place to place – as we shall see when we bring the scene to life in just a few short steps!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Use a black pen to draw a circle in the center of your page, and then add two curved shapes to the top and the bottom.


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Add small “D” shapes inside each of these for ears…


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And then add a shape with three “bumps” in the center of the face.


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Add two small circles for eyes…


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And then add two small crescent moon shapes inside each of these small circles.


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Now, add a smaller circle below the eyes, and add a smaller shape to the left of this.


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Next, add a curved shape, with a “bite” taken out of it, below this head – this will be the hand.


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Add a banana to the hand, with a curved line at the top and bottom, connected to a curve at the back. Add short curves to the top and bottom.


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Connect the hand to the bottom of the face with two curved lines.


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Now, add another arm to the top right, and add another hand to the end of this.


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Draw a large “C” shape behind the head, angled at around 45 degrees, and then add curved legs to the back, pointing towards the top left corner.


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Now, add another curved shape to the end of each of these…


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And bring a long, curved tail out from the back.


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Now, use a yellow pen for the banana…


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And a green pen for the top and bottom.


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Grab a brown pen, and shade the eyes, the nose, and the main body.


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Now, use a brown pencil for the hands, feet, and face.


And voila – a super cute monkey, just hanging out and waiting for adventure. But where will his journey take him?

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