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How to Draw a Cat Head

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. 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.


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

          1. This doesn’t work. mine is like a circle-eared creature

    1. Have advice! Use this head and then search up “how to draw a cat sitting” and you should find one on this same web and it turns out AMAZING! (My drawing skills are terrible, but it actually turned out great)

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

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

      1. Do you like kitty’s?

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

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

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

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

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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!!

      1. I wish you had a video….. I’m really bad at learning with pictures 😅

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

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

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  12. i liked this but i made the body like yellowfang (warrior kittys!) and it looked bad (the body not head)

  13. It was too hard for me but only because I’m bad at drawing. Mine looked kind of okay either way. I like it!

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