You can find a video version of this drawing tutorial below, as well as a printable PDF version.
In the guide below, each step is highlighted in a light blue color.
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Draw a horizontal line at the bottom of the paper. The line should be a be little shorter than the head is wide.
Your simple cat drawing is complete. You can color it now if you want.
If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Cartoon Cat, Simple Dog, and Cartoon Dog.
We have tried to make the tutorial as easy as possible. Each step is short and simple. If you would like to create a more challenging cat drawing, check out our cartoon cat drawing tutorial.
Add eyes, eyebrows, and three whiskers on both sides of the mouth.
You don’t need any special pens or tools. A regular pencil, eraser, and paper are all you need. If you want, you can also color the drawing with colored pencils or pens.
Draw a smaller pair of ear shapes inside the ears to give them depth.
In this drawing tutorial, we will draw a simple cat. With the step-by-step instructions, anyone can create a great looking cat drawing.
Draw curving lines to connect the horizontal line with the cat’s head.
We’ll start by drawing an arc close to the top of the paper. Remember to leave enough space for the whole drawing.
When you start sketching the first steps in the tutorials, don’t press your pencil too hard. Some of the early lines will be erased before your cat drawing is complete.