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How To Draw A Cat

Extract from Pinterest Perfect! • By Walter Foster Creative Team and Jamielyn Nye

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10 mins

Pinterest Perfect!
Cats are fun to draw. Follow along with the step-by-step process and tweak as needed to replicate your favorite furry feline friend.

Your preferred drawing material: pen/pencil etc. Real-Life Kitty muse (non-essential, but recommended)

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  • How to draw an animal drawing. How To Draw A Cat - Step 1
    Step 1

    I start with the face and ears...

  • How to draw an animal drawing. How To Draw A Cat - Step 2
    Step 2

    Draw in this direction. Try and do it in one continuous line.

  • How to draw an animal drawing. How To Draw A Cat - Step 3
    Step 3

    Next, the tail...and butt (tee hee)

  • How to draw an animal drawing. How To Draw A Cat - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cats’ tails are very expressive. Here are a few different tail-spressions: Relaxed, Angry, Scared, Playful.

  • How to draw an animal drawing. How To Draw A Cat - Step 5
    Step 5

    Give the poor cat some legs already! Don’t forget the tiny kitty toes. Aww! Follow the same basic outline but make your line squiggly for a fluffy cat.

  • How to draw an animal drawing. How To Draw A Cat - Step 6
    Step 6

    Let’s draw the face now. Try out some different expressions – disdainful (default), shocked, happy, angry, sleepy, guilty, noisy, windy.

  • How to draw an animal drawing. How To Draw A Cat - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add some essential details – Whiskers, food bowl, jaunty hat, snazzy bow tie, fur, expensive toys that he never plays with.

  • How to draw an animal drawing. How To Draw A Cat - Step 8
    Step 8

    Artists Tip: Look at some real cats (or just look on the Internet, it’s basically made of cats) and try drawing their markings. You can simplify them to get a good, graphic effect…or just make it up!

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✁THE LAZY CRAFTSMAN✁
✁THE LAZY CRAFTSMAN✁ · Taipei, TW · 2 projects
CUTE <3
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