In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Cartoon Meerkat in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
How to Draw a Cartoon Meerkat
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How to Draw a Cartoon Meerkat - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: We will begin with the head. Draw a circular figure in the middle of your paper!
Step 2: In the middle of the circular figure, add eyes to the head by drawing in two circles, evenly spaced apart.
Step 3: Right below the eyes in the center of the head, add another small circle with two little curved lines coming off the bottom for the nose and mouth.
Step 4: Now, on each side of the head, add two small domes for the ears.
Step 5: Starting at the chin off to the left, draw in a vertical line in the downward position. Repeat this step by creating another parallel line, but this time, curve it into a horizontal line at the bottom. Add another horizontal line parallel to this one and connect both at the end.
Step 6: Now, off the right-most line, add little triangles down the back of the meerkat to create spines.
Step 7: It's time for the arms! Off to the left of the meerkat's body, draw in a set of vertical parallel lines that connect at the bottom with the hand. Move over to the right slightly and repeat the previous step to create the other arm.
Step 8: Now, below the two arms, add in two domes that point towards the left. At the base of both, add two almond-shaped figures for the feet!