Monkey Cartoon
(Advance Vector Tutorial)

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This funny monkey cartoon is now the subject of this advanced step-by-step drawing lesson that should be done with a vector software! Of course, you can always use paint or pencils to complete this tutorial. But it will be easier to achieved if you are properly equipped. 

Unlike other characters from this section, this monkey is more complex to draw and it is filled with more shadows. Make sure that all details are done accordingly to the images available below and you should be fine. Enjoy!

Important note: For each step available below, the first image represents the operation you must perform for this particular step. All changes are surrounded by a red outline.

On the second image, you will have the opportunity to see the result of this particular step.

Step 1

monkey cartoon
monkey cartoon

Start working on your monkey by sketching all shapes using a thin black outline. The character is quite simple to complete if you already have some basic drawing abilities. Once you are done, add some plain colors to each part. The head, the body and the back legs must be colored with a dark tone of brown. All other shapes can be colored with a skin tone color.

Step 2

monkey cartoon
monkey cartoon

It's now time to use the gradient tool to apply complex fills to some parts of the monkey cartoon. Select the ears, the face, the body, the head, the back legs and the hands. Take a close look at each part of the illustration above to make sure that your fills are 100% identical.

Step 3

monkey cartoon
monkey cartoon

Continue your work with the gradient tool. Select the eyes, the nose, the mouth, the inside part of each ear and the stomach. For the eyes, you can use a circular fill and don't forget to use white as the inside color.

Step 4

monkey cartoon
monkey cartoon

Create brown circles to add shadows behind the eyes. Then, create white circles to illustrate reflection on the eyes and the pupils.

Step 5

monkey cartoon
monkey cartoon

Work on the face of your cartoon animal by adding shadows around the face, the nose and the mouth. Create a small circle to form the navel.

Step 6

monkey cartoon
monkey cartoon

Add more shadows on the back legs, the stomach and the mouth. The goal is to enhance the monkey cartoon and make it more enjoyable to look at. The transparency tool can be used on shadows to create a more effective result. Good job! This tutorial is now over and don't hesitate to start all over again if necessary! :)


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