How to draw a Virginia opossum

Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw two ovals for the head and body of the opossum. Draw a line, which will act as the center of its head. Add a line for the tree.

Step 2

Draw the shapes of the animal’s body and neck. Add a smooth guideline for its tail.

Step 3

Use guidelines to define places for the legs and mouth of the opossum.

Step 4

Sketch the legs, feet, snout and ear of the animal.

Step 5

Draw the eye, tail, ear, nose and toes of the opossum.

Step 6

Work on the whole figure, paying special attention to detail.

Step 7

Contour the opossum, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail and add the tree. Erase all guidelines.

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Lena London
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