How to Draw a Lemur
Today you’ll be learning to draw a lemur, the famous little animal from Madagascar.
Grab some art supplies and follow along with these easy 6 drawing steps.
This lesson only takes around twenty minutes or so and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a “coloring book” page with just the line art. This accompanies well with crayons. It is ideal for very young kids requiring extra guidance and simply looking to color in a cute lemur.
Learning to draw is much more fun when you have an easy-to-understand lesson to reference. Let’s get drawing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Lemur Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In today’s lesson, we are going to discover how to draw a lemur on paper. The location and proportion of each part will be pointed out in each step of the lesson. Take notice that the blue outlines are used to indicate the newest components being drawn in each step.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Form The Head
Form the furry round shape of the lemur’s head. Next, draw two circles for its eyes. Now, create a rounded triangular shape to form its snout. Draw its nose and mouth inside the drawn snout by creating a rounded shape and a line curving upwards.
Add The Ears
Add the lemur’s ears by drawing two pointed lines on both sides of the lemur’s head.
Draw The Body And Tail
Now, create an elongated shape to form the lemur’s body. Next, attach a long curvy shape to the lemur’s body to draw its tail..
Attach The Limbs
First, form the lemur’s arms near the top part of its body as shown. Next, add the lemur’s legs attached to the bottom of its body.
Create The Fur Pattern
Now, let’s draw the fur pattern on the lemur’s head by creating a line curving upwards and drawing rounded shapes around its eyes. Next, outline the fur pattern on its belly as shown. Then, create curved lines along its tail to draw its striped tail.
Complete The Lemur Drawing
Let’s finish the lemur drawing by adding some color! First, use an orange crayon to shade its eyes. Next, use a black crayon to color its nose. Now, shade the lemur’s body and limbs with a light gray crayon. Then, color the snout, inner parts of its ears, the fur pattern on its forehead, and around its eyes with the dark gray crayon. After that, use white and black crayons to color its tail. Finally, shade the rest of the lemur with a white crayon.
How to Draw a Lemur PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Lemur. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!