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Uploaded: June 4, 2012
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 6
Updated: June 5, 2012
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Okay guys, I'm back with another great lesson that will have all you monkey or primate lovers screaming for more. The first lesson I will submit today is going to be on "how to draw a baboon for kids", step by step. Baboons are known for their erratic behavior and their colorful faces. Another thing about baboons that folks recognize these animals for, is their bare behinds. I wanted to make a simple looking baboon that will be easy for folks to recreate. Since a lot of people love the 'for kids' tutorials, why not make one on drawing a baboon for kids. This lesson is going to be colorful, fun and exciting to tackle. I hope you agree when I say that it's fun to monkey around.

how to draw a baboon for kids

How to Draw a Baboon for Kids

how to draw a baboon for kids step 1


Begin your drawing step by making a circle for the baboon's head. You will then add a V lined shape on the forehead as well.
how to draw a baboon for kids step 2


Next, using the facial guides, begin drawing out the shapes of the eyes like so. from the eyes draw the long snout that should square at the tip. Make the bloated looking cheeks, then proceed to step three.
how to draw a baboon for kids step 3


Draw out the rest of the baboon's head by sketching out the long messy hair. Add the definition lines or marks on the swollen cheeks, then draw the nostrils and mouth.
how to draw a baboon for kids step 4


This baboon is going to be on all fours instead of standing up picking at something. Draw the chest, then draw the front legs as well as the feet or hands.
how to draw a baboon for kids step 5


Lastly, draw in a curved lined back as well as the butt cheeks, back legs, and hind feet. Clean up the drawing like so, then you are all done.
how to draw a baboon for kids step 6


Your baboon came out looking great. Now you're ready to start adding some color to bring this monkey to life.