How to Draw a Meerkat Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Meerkat Head in 9 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

The images above represent how your finished drawing is going to look and the steps involved.

Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Meerkat Head.

Make sure you also check out any of the hundreds of drawing tutorials grouped by category.

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

Step 1: Draw the forehead and nose bridge by drawing a curved line to the left, slanting right sharply, before bring the line smoothly to the left again.

Step 2: At the end of the nose bridge, draw a small triangle for the nose.

Step 3: Add two dots within the nose for nostrils, then from the bottom of the nose, bring a bumpy line back and up slightly right for the mouth.

Step 4: Just below and behind the nose, draw a curved line back from the mouth for the jaw. Add two curved lines below the jaw for the neck.

Step 5: Draw an arched line back slightly from the top of the head. Add an oval in the center above the mouth for the eye.

Step 6: Draw a circle within the eye and a small dot inside of it for the iris and pupil. From the back of the head, draw an arched line for the ear.

Step 7: Add a small cruved line above and below the eye for detail. Draw the body of the meerkat by drawing a straight line down from the ear, and a curved one from the opposite side of the neck.

Step 8: Draw a leaf shaped pattern around the eye, and a mushroom shape within the ear.

Step 9: Finally, draw short little lines around the ear for fur.

Step 10: Your meerkat is now complete!

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

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