In the guide below, each step is highlighted in a light blue color.
In this drawing tutorial, we will draw a simple cat. With the step-by-step instructions, anyone can create a great looking cat drawing.
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 the cat eyes with one of the eyes just being an arched line. Next, draw the kitty’s nose, and then the mouth.
Draw a horizontal line at the bottom of the paper. The line should be a be little shorter than the head is wide.
Draw the glare circles inside of the right eye, and then give this cat a few whiskers. Lastly, draw a tongue and move to step five.
Okay guys, now it’s time to draw out the cat’s limbs and this is going to be easy as well. Just draw the arms by making rounded shapes. If you don’t want your cat licking its paw, you can just draw the left leg the same way you drew the right leg.
Add eyes, eyebrows, and three whiskers on both sides of the mouth.
You can find a video version of this drawing tutorial below, as well as a printable PDF version.
Your simple cat drawing is complete. You can color it now if you want.
Cats are animals that are one of the more popular feline species to draw. Sometimes drawing a cat can be real difficult for some novice artists, and even kids that are looking to create a picture of their kitty, or even to have fun drawing. Because of this, I wanted to make a lesson that will teach anyone the ins and outs to making a cat. Here is a very simple way to learn “how to draw a cat for kids”, step by step. When you are done with your drawing you can color in your cat any shade you like, even purple, pink, or orange. Have fun everyone, and enjoy your drawing day!….
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.
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Thicken the lining for cat’s head and then draw out the ears like you see here.
You are almost done with this lesson. What you have to do now is draw out the hind legs, and paws, and move to step seven.
We’ll start by drawing an arc close to the top of the paper. Remember to leave enough space for the whole drawing.
Lastly, draw out the tail, and color in the eye. Erase those guidelines and shapes that you drew in step one.
If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Cartoon Cat, Simple Dog, and Cartoon Dog.
Draw curving lines to connect the horizontal line with the cat’s head.
Start the first step by drawing out an egg shape for the head, and then add a vertical line for the face guidelines. Next, draw a circle for the body.
Now you have an awesome drawing on a cat that is as cute as can be. I hope you had fun, and be sure to try out the other tutorials for kids.
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.
Draw a smaller pair of ear shapes inside the ears to give them depth.