How to Draw a Panda Holding Bamboo

Pandas are known for their love of bamboo, but have you ever seen one enjoying his favorite treat? Well, let’s look for ourselves!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start with a black pen, and draw a wide, oval shape in the center of your page, with the bottom slightly wider than the top.


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Now add two more curved “kidney” shapes inside this larger one.


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Draw a small circle inside the left smaller shape…


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And then two smaller circles inside this one. Add a thicker arrow shape inside the right shape.


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Draw another oval shape between the eyes, and then add a long, thin oval inside this…


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And then add a curved “W” shape below this, taking the ends to a point and then back in to form a “U” at the bottom.


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Draw a curved line across the bottom of this shape…


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And then two curved ears on the top of the head.


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Now, bring a longer, slightly curved shape down from the bottom right of the face, angling this towards the left slightly.


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Next, add two diagonal, parallel lines to the left of the face, and join these at the end with a curved line.


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Add a curved shape to the bottom of this stick shape, and then connect the top of it to the bottom of the face with two curved lines.


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Add two leaves to the left of the stick of bamboo, with curved lines in the center…


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And then add lines down the length of the stem.


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Now, add two more curved shapes to the bottom, below the arms.


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And then add smaller circles inside each of these.


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Connect these bottom shapes with a curved line at the bottom, and then add another curved line just below the face.


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Use a black pen to shade the space in the left eye, leaving the smaller circles white, and shade the nose and the top of the mouth.


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Use the black pen for the ears, the patches around the eyes, and the sections at the bottom of the body.


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Use a green pen to shade the bamboo.


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Use a red pen for the inside of the mouth.


And voila – a gorgeous panda enjoying his favorite treat. Why not take some time to research more about these majestic creatures – there is plenty to learn about them and enjoy!

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