How to Draw a Monkey Eating a Banana

If there is one thing guaranteed to put every monkey in a great mood, it is a tasty banana – and we are about to bring this scene to life in just a few short steps! Ready to create art? Then let’s get started!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Use a black pen to add a small triangle to the center of your page, and then add a curved line to either side.


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Add a curve below the nose, and then add a flick to either side.


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Add an oval to the side of this, and bring two lines down from the sides. Add a spiky shape to the bottom for the top of the fruit.


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Add a circle to the right, and then complete the outline of the banana.


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Add the face of the monkey with an “m” at the top, and curves at the side.


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Add another layer to the outside of the face, leaving a gap in the top…


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And then add a tuft of hair to this gap.


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Add a large, circular ear to either side of the face…


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And then add a curve just below the top of the ears, and a smaller curve below this.


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Bring a curved line down on the left, take this across and up for the arm, and then add a circle to the end.


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Add a larger circle to the side of this, and then add an upside-down heart to the bottom of this.


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Bring a curved line down on the right, and then add an angled leg to the end of this, with a circle for a foot at the end.


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Add another leg to the left…


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And then add a curved tail snaking across to the right.


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Add two thin ovals below the eyes…


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And use a light orange pen to shade the feet, face, ears, and tummy.


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Use a slightly darker orange pen for the nose…


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And then use a deep orange shade for the banana.


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Grab a brown pen, and use this to shade the main body of the monkey.


And there we have it – a cheeky monkey enjoying a tasty banana; did you ever see a happier sight?

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