How To Draw A Cat For Kids

Cat is a very cute animal and everybody loves cat. We can see this animal everywhere. The are different varieties of cat. Today I will show you how to draw a cat for kids. So without further delay lets get started. hi everybody my name is Ravi Gundal and you are reading this article on The Ravi arts.

This is a step by step method, you can follow this to make a cute cat drawing easy.

Before starting the tutorial, there are some tool you need to make your drawing and these tools are

  • Drawing Paper
  • HB Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Flat Surface to draw
  • Blending tools
Here are some tips for you before you start your drawing
  • You can use a paint brush, makeup brush or a tissue paper as a blending tool
  • Make sure all the pencil you are usingin your drawing are sharp
  • Don’t put too much pressure on the pencil. Use pencil very lightly
  • Use a high quality refference image for your drawing

after having all these tools you can start your drawing.

How to draw a cat for step by step

Step 1 : Draw an oval shape

Draw an oval shape for the head. Draw it very lightly.

Step 2 : Draw two intersecting line

Draw two intersecting lines in the head shape which are perpendicular to eachother. These are the guideline for the eyes, nose and mouth

Step 3 : Draw the shape for the ear and eyes

Draw two small circle on the horizontal line for the horizontal line for the eyes. Draw two triangular shape for the the ear.

Make both ear of the equal size try to place them on the right place. You can use the image below for the ear refference.

Step 4 : Draw the shape of the nose

On the vertical line, draw the shape for the nose just below the vertical line as shown in the figure below.

Step 5 : Draw the mouth shape and whiskers

Now draw the shape of the mouth and whiskers. Use a dark pencil to make eyes more dark.

Now the face shape of the cat is ready. You can draw a cat simply by this method. But if you want to make it more realistic then there are the following steps.

Step 6 : Start with the eyes

Now grab a dark pencil and start work on eyes. Use a 3b pencil to darken the eyes and blend with blending tool.

Step 7 : Draw the nose

Use a dark pencil to shade the nose and use a blending tool to blend.

Step 8 : Start the shading

Now take a light pencil start the shading of the face. Use very light pressure on pencil.

Step 9 : Add more layer

Add more layer of shading. Now grab a darker pencil and highlight to the face

Step 10 : Draw whiskers

Now it’s time to draw whiskers. I am using here a mono zero eraser to draw whiskers.

Step 11 : Draw fur

After drawing whiskers, it’s time to draw fur. To draw realistic fur,you have to use a pencil and a mono zero eraser. You have to make small dots using pencil and mono eraser to draw realistic fur. You can use a refference for your help.

Step 12 : Final touchups

Grab a dark pencil and draw some hair on the ears. Use mono eraser to add more highlights into drawing and your drawing is ready.

This is a short tutorial on how to draw a cat for kids. This is a simple cat drawing If you like my tutorial then share it with your friends also.

Ravi Gundal: My name is Ravi Gundal. I am an artist and I created this website to help you draw.
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