How to Draw a Cheetah Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Cheetah Head in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Cheetah Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: First, draw a U for the cheetah's head. Draw fur with a slight zigzag in the U.

Step 2: Next, draw a curved arrow for the left ear. Add lines inside of the ear for detail. Draw a curved line towards the middle to begin the top of the head.

Step 3: Next, draw the right ear with another curved arrow shape. Draw more lines inside for detail and finish the head with another curved line.

Step 4: Draw two circles for the cheetah's eyes. Add a dot in the center for the pupil. Draw curved lines around the eyes in an almond shape.

Step 5: Draw a triangle for the nose and a horizontal line for the mouth.

Step 6: Draw horizontal whiskers stretching outward from the cheetah's face.

Step 7: Finally, draw the cheetah's pattern with several ovals all over its body. Draw curved lines from its face downward towards the whiskers.

Step 8: Your cheetah is complete! Great job! Color it with light brown.

How to Draw a Cheetah Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Cheetah Head – Step-by-Step Tutorial