30 Cute Cat Drawing Tutorials (2024)

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Since the birth of the internet, cute cat videos have been a beloved staple. What do people do when they are bored or stressed?

They watch the antics of adorable kittens! Now, you can learn how to draw cute cats and capture some of that magic on paper.

Did you know? There are 36 species of cat, ranging from the tiny housecat to the enormous Bengal tiger.

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Forty-five breeds of domestic cats are also recognized. You can learn how to draw cats of all types and sizes with the help of our cute cat drawing tutorials!

Cats are known for their grace, independence, and ability to land on their feet. They have the most intricate and varied fur patterns of any animal group.

They also have sharp claws that they use to defend themselves and catch prey.

Cats have also been pictured in artwork for a very long time. In ancient Egypt, for example, hieroglyphics of cats date back thousands of years.

From classroom walls and stationary to t-shirts, jewelry, and more, images of cats are still all around us.

Are you ready to make a purr-fect drawing of a cute cat?

Choose a roaring lion, a speedy cheetah, a majestic tiger, or a cute kitten. Sharpen your pencil and let the fur fly!

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30 Best Cat Drawing Ideas

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How to Draw Garfield

Garfield debuted in a comic strip in 1976. In the decades since, this orange tabby cartoon cat has become one of the most recognizable cartoon, film, and plush characters in the world!

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How to Draw a Chibi Cat

Chibi is an anime art style in which characters are made childlike - or in this case, kitten-like - by the juxtaposition of small bodies and large heads and eyes. Master this cute manga kitty!

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How to Draw Tom from Tom and Jerry

"Games of cat and mouse" are the order of the day with this cartoon cat who made his first animated appearance in 1940.

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How to Draw a Cat in Clothes

Do you like to dress your favorite feline in cute clothes? Though not the fabled Puss in Boots, this little kitten is ready for winter fun in his toboggan cap and scarf.

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How to Draw Firestar from Warrior Cats

Have you read the Warriors book series by Erin Hunter? Learn to draw this "kittypet" who broke ties with the human world and became a leader of the wild ThunderClan.

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How to Draw the Cheshire Cat

To whom belongs that laughter, those glowing eyes, and that "grin without a cat"? Maybe it's the Cheshire Cat from Disney's animated film, Alice in Wonderland!

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How to Draw Pusheen the Cat

Who's that chubby, tubby grey tabby sleeping on a marshmallow or adventuring with adorable friends? It's Pusheen the Cat, created by Claire Belton and Andrew Duff.

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How to Draw a Kitten

Baby cats are called kittens. You can learn to draw a detailed, furry, wide-eyed kitten reminiscent of the title characters from Disney's Aristocats.

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How to Draw a Black Cat

Some people think black cats are spooky, but we think they're kind of cute. Draw an elegant black cat bathed in the rays of a shining full moon.

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How to Draw a Baby Lion

Simba or Nala, Kiara or Kovu, Kimba or Kitty - the choice is yours when you learn to draw a handsome lion cub.

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How to Draw a Baby Tiger

Draw a jungle scene, a zoo, or Lisa Frank-inspired artwork with the help of this cute baby tiger drawing tutorial.

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How to Draw Cat Eyes

Now that you've mastered the basics, try your hand at this detailed cat face. Look out - those narrow, reflective eyes are looking back at you!

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How to Draw Simba from the Lion King

He's going to be a mighty king, so enemies beware! Learn to sketch everyone's favorite lion cub. Help him save the day from his Uncle Scar and the hyenas!

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How to Draw Cat Paw Prints

Where has this kitty been? Follow his paw prints and see! Were they made in mud, snow, or paint? The choice is yours, so be creative as you color.

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How to Draw a Fat Cat

Fluffy, pudgy cats are among the cutest that the feline kingdom has to offer. Learn to draw this adorable ball of fur today!

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How to Draw The Cat in The Hat

The Cat in the Hat is the most famous of Dr. Seuss's characters and the mascot for Read Across America Day. What trouble will he get into today? Draw him and find out!

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How to Draw a Cartoon Cat

You can learn how to draw this simple cartoon cat step-by-step, starting with circles and connecting them with curved lines to sketch in the details.

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How to Draw an Anime Cat Girl

Why just draw a cute cat when you can be a cat! Many anime cartoons and manga comic books feature characters with animal characteristics such as ears or tails. What is this cat girl's story? Write it!

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How to Draw a Simple Cat

If you're learning how to draw a cat for the first time, it doesn't get any easier than this simple cartoon cat. Master this drawing tutorial, and your confidence will grow.

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How to Draw a Cat Face

Who is that peering from the bushes or around the corner? It's a cute cat face! Sketch this cat's head to find out where the rest of him is hiding.

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How to Draw a Snow Leopard

The snow leopard is an elusive big cat native to the snowy mountains of Eurasia. There are thought to be less than 10,000 of these beautiful cats left in the world, and they are so shy that they are rarely seen. Help others learn about the need to protect this natural wonder.

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How to Draw a Jaguar

This spotted big cat is not a cheetah or a leopard - he's a jaguar, native to the tropical regions of the Americas. Explore the Amazon with a jaguar as your guide.

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How to Draw a Lioness

A female lion is called a lioness. Did you know? Each lion pride has many lionesses, and they work together to do most of the hunting! You can fill Pride Rock with an entire pride.

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How to Draw a Lion Roaring

A lion's roar can be heard from many miles away, frightening domestic animals from the safety of their pens. Learn to draw this mighty king of beasts.

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How to Draw a Cheetah

The cheetah is the fastest animal on four paws! This solitary hunter has been clocked at 70 miles per hour - faster than the speed limit on many roads! Can your pencil keep pace?

Have you finished this feline fun? We've got plenty of other art projects for you to discover. Throw some more animals into the mix, give your cat a human companion, or sketch a detailed background.

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How to Draw the Jiji Cat

For Studio Ghibli fans, the Jiji cat from Kiki's Delivery Service is iconic. This slender cat wears a bow tie and sports extra large ears, eyes, and mouth.

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How to Draw an Easy Step-by-Step Cat Drawing for Kids

If you think drawing animals is hard, this tutorial is for you! We've broken down the lines and shapes of a cat into an especially easy drawing for beginners.

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How to Draw Oggy from Oggy and the co*ckroaches

Like many of his predecessors, Oggy is drawn in an "artistically gross" style. You will use simple lines to sketch this unusual cartoon cat.

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How to Draw a Tribal Lion

The detected shapes of a tribal tattoo represent a popular art style. Shade your drawing in black or brown ink to give it an authentic look. The lion is often a symbol of strength and courage.

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How to Draw a Sitting Cartoon Cat

This cartoon cat upholds the stereotype that kitties like to play with balls of yarn. You will use a simple crosshatch pattern to bring texture to the ball of yarn.

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