In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Koala in 8 easy steps. This free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Koala. This How To Draw a Koala tutorial is set up so you simply draw the red lines in each step, then move on to the next step. Before you know it, in just a few minutes, you’ll have yourself a draw of a koala bear!
This is a simple lesson designed for beginners and kids with real easy to follow steps. Feel free to print this page and use as a drawing tutorial.
Here are some fun facts about the Koala you might find interesting.
- The koala is found in coastal regions of eastern and southern Australia.
- The koala lives almost entirely on eucalypt leaves.
- Koalas spend about three of their five active hours eating.
- Koalas can be aggressive towards each other, throwing a foreleg around their opponent and biting, though most aggressive behavior is just brief disagreements!
- Koala Bears weigh about 30 pounds and on average grow to be 2 feet tall.
How To Draw a Koala Bear – EASY Step-by-Step Drawing Guide
Step 1: Draw a slightly curved line to represent the top of the Koala’s head.
Step 2: Draw the round ears on both sides.
Step 3: Finish by drawing the outline of the Koala bear head.
Step 4: Draw the top line of the two left legs.
Step 5: Draw the Koala’s back and the outline of the arms and leg.
Step 6: Draw the chest and belly on the front of the body.
Step 7: Draw an outline of a Tree trunk in the background that the Koala is climbing.
Step 8: Add the claws and facial details to finish the drawing of the Koala.
Well Done! Now that you’ve completed the Koala drawing lesson, try to color or shade in your drawing based on the picture below. Adding shade or color will make your drawing stand out and look alive!
You did it! Congratulations on drawing a koala, and completing the How To Draw a Koala drawing exercise! Your first try may not have gone smoothly, but I’m pretty sure after another attempt or two you saw a big improvement. The best way to learn how to draw a koala is with practice.
Are you looking for another animal to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw an anteater?! Take a look here: How to Draw an Anteater