How to Draw a Cat Head

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how to draw a cat head

Cats probably the sweetest creatures in the world. These cute animals have already managed to capture the whole world and first of all the internet. So in this lesson we decided to show you how to draw a cat head step by step.


Step 1

First things first let’s draw a circle. The draw two lines intersecting in the center of the circle.

how to draw a cat head

Step 2

Now sketch out slightly pointed ears at the top and the neck using two lines. Note that ears are very similar to to the ears that we drew in the lesson about a leopard


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Step 3

Sketch out the amount shaped eyes that located on the horizontal line. Then sketch out the mouth and nose.

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Step 4

Now let’s a little detail our drawing. Make the contours of the head and more detailed and smooth. Draw the pupils inside the eyes.

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Step 5

Erase all the guidelines and make the lines of the drawing sharp and clear. If you did it right then you will get such a lovely cat.

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Step 6

It remains only to draw shadows. There are very few of them in this drawing tutorial. In the same step we add whiskers.

how to draw a cat head

It was a drawing tutorial about how to draw a cat head step by step.ย By the way, cats captured not only the whole world, but also our site, which already has drawing lessons about a cartoon cat, a black cat and a Maneki Neko from anime.

59 Responses

  1. Riley

    This cat is amazing and very easy to make I LOVE it! <3

      • Horse Crazy Girl

        So did mine, but that’s no surprise considering I’m so bad at drawing.

      • Dogs and Cats ( I guess)

        It is super cool, but dogs should have a pic 2!

  2. Elon Musk

    Oh. Cool. Yeah, I love following a guide that makes everyone’s cat drawings look the same.

  3. Pebblecloud

    cool, this is a great tool if you pay attention to the details, they should add a body though! ( XD )

  4. CatsRule

    Awesome i love it! I am a kid and I found it pretty easy and fun!

  5. Sunny Zhou

    The cat is amazing!I learned a lot from it.๐Ÿ’•

  6. Rihanna

    I lov i๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ”ฅโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ. It is on fire

  7. Love

    It was fun and was sooo much easier than I thought it would be

  8. Jay

    THIS IS AWESOME! I love cats and love to draw them!

  9. Seth Downey

    I love it, I have to. Because I love cats and live to draw them.

  10. Guy *Defently not the guy watching you in his white van*

    I like kitty’s.

  11. Peteie The Black Cat (Petes crazy brother)

    This is like the coolest version of Pete the Cat I could find.
    The only thing missing is his cool red shoes!!

  12. Sam

    This was hard! ๐Ÿ˜‚ I am bad at drawing!!!

    • Horse Crazy Girl

      Draw more. I’m bad at drawing too.

  13. yesiro kareem

    wow it so so easy and fun thanks for uploading the drawing

  14. Khriz Angel Vazquez

    This drawing is really nice I made it for my teacher and her cats

  15. Anoymonous

    How do you draw this without making it look like a dog??

    • Horse Crazy Girl

      Make the ears more pointed and the whiskers longer. Works for me.

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  17. Dogs and Cats ( I guess)

    Well I mean my cat did turn out well but they should do one for dogs!

  18. Luv Cats!

    Ya dogs are cool but I rlly luv cats ( hence the name), I think they have a dog tho.

  19. Zeynab

    Okay, thanks for this! I mean I thought it is just a picture and then it tells you the steps but it also shows you how does it look like.

  20. CatLover25

    Cats are so amazing. I stink at drawing, but the only way to get better is to draw, so this tutorial was not too hard/not too easy. Cats rock!!

    • Stepan Ayvazyan

      Our team also loves cats very much, which is why there are so many cat drawing lessons on the pages of

      • Wolfy??.

        I wish you had a video….. Iโ€™m really bad at learning with pictures ๐Ÿ˜…

  21. Horse Crazy Girl

    This was amazing! Mine turned out really bad, but I loved it!

  22. Horse Crazy Girl

    This was amazing! Mine turned out really bad, but I loved it! Do you have one for dragons?

  23. Horse Crazy Girl

    Is there a way I can post comments without rewriting my name and email address every time?

    • Stepan Ayvazyan

      Usually, there is no need to rewrite the name and email every time. If you wrote a comment, then it goes to our moderators and is published after being checked for spam. Just wait and within 24 hours your comment will appear on the site.

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