How to Draw a Koala Hanging on a Tree

Koalas enjoy plenty of activities – eating, sleeping, and just hanging out! Ready to create your own super cute koala? Then let’s take a closer look!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start by using a black pen to draw two “bumps” on the left of your page.


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Bring a curved line across to the right, down, and back up.


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Add a half-circle to the top and the bottom…


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And then add another layer outside these, adding small bumps at the bottom for fluffy ears.


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Add a curved, slightly pointed shape to the right for a nose…


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Now, add a long, thin shape to the bottom of the nose.


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Add a curved shape on either side of the nose for the eyes…


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And add a curved shape to the bottom of the nose, with a curved line inside.


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Add a small “loop” to the top of the right ear…


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And then add a large, curved “U” shape to the right of the face for the body.


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Add a curved tail to the bottom right…


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And then add an oval shape to the top right.


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Bring two curved lines across from this shape to the body, in the gap in the “U”, and then to the bottom of the ear.


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Add a few lines up the length of this…


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And then add a point to the right side.


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Now, add a series of leaves to the top of the log.


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Grab a brown pen, and shade the log and the inside of the ears.


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Use a black pen to shade the nose…


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And a green pen for the leaves.


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Now, use a gray pencil for the main body of the koala.


Now, we don’t know about you, but this looks like a super chilled koala – anyone else up for just hanging out?

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