How to Draw a Realistic Cat

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Cat in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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

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How to Draw a Realistic Cat - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin with drawing a small circle for the head, followed by a long oval shape intersecting it and a shorter oval shape intersecting the right side.

Step 2: Then you'll draw the face inside the smaller circle with a small triangular nose in the middle, erasing the intersecting part of the tall oval.

Step 3: Next erase the rest of the intersecting lines in the head and draw in the ears erasing the part of the circle where the ears join it.

Step 4: Then draw the right front leg and rounded paw and the back leg and paw, erasing the parts of the circle that intersect.

Step 5: Next draw in the left legs and paws, also erasing the lines where they intersect.

Step 6: Then draw the small curved tail about the knee joint of the left leg.

Step 7: Next draw in the details for the whiskers and ears.

Step 8: Finally, draw in the last furry details of the body and back.

Step 9: Congratulations, your Cat is done! Yay!

How to Draw a Realistic Cat - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Realistic Cat – Step-by-Step Tutorial