How to Draw a Lemur

The lemur is a small and very cute mammal. There are many species of lemurs. This tutorial will show you how to draw a ring tailed lemur.

Note: follow the red line for each step.


  1. 1
    Image titled Draw a circle Step 1 8
    Start by drawing a circle.
    This will be the head.
  2. 2
    Image titled Draw two ovals Step 2
    Draw an oval at each upper side of the circle head.
    These will be the ears.
  3. 3
    Image titled Sketch face Step 3 1
    Sketch the face.
    • Inside the circle draw two small circles.
    • Under the ovals draw an oval with a small circle inside it.
  4. Image titled Draw a large oval Step 4
    Under the circle head draw a big oval with the lower part tilted to the right. This will be the body.
  5. Image titled Sketch the hand Step 5
    On the left upper part of the body oval draw a hand.
    • Draw two big vertical overlapping ovals.
    • Draw a circle over the end of the second vertical oval.
    • Draw five flat ovals over the circle.
  6. Image titled Sketch the leg Step 6
    Under the sketch hand draw a big oval. This will be upper part of the leg.
  7. Image titled Sketch tail Step 7
    Starting from the right lower part of the body oval draw a long curved cylindrical shape reaching over the left upper part of the body oval. This will be the tail.
  8. Image titled Outline shape Step 8
    Now neatly outline the shape of the lemur over the sketch.
    • Occasionally make the line using short light strokes to suggest hair.
  9. Image titled Color Step 9 14
    Line the drawing with a black liner.
    • Erase the pencil and add in color.
    • Follow the illustration for reference.

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