How To Draw a Koala

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 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.

  1. The koala is found in coastal regions of eastern and southern Australia.
  2. The koala lives almost entirely on eucalypt leaves.
  3. Koalas spend about three of their five active hours eating.
  4. Koalas can be aggressive towards each other, throwing a foreleg around their opponent and biting, though most aggressive behavior is brief squabbles.
  5. They weigh about 30 pounds and on average grow to be 2 feet tall.

Step 1: Draw a slightly curved line to represent the top of the head.

Step 2: Draw the ears on both sides.

Step 3: Finish the outline of the head.

Step 4:

Step 5: Draw the back and the outline of the arms and leg.

Step 6: Connect the front body.

Step 7: Draw an outline of a Tree trunk in the background.

Step 8: Add the claws and facial details to finish the drawing of the Koala.

Here’s a 4.40 minute video showing you how to draw another version of a Koala climbing a tree.