Calling all cat lovers! These 11 purr-fect step-by-step drawing tutorials will help you create adorable doodled kitties. Whether you want to practice sketching fluffy felines or cute little kittens, you’ll find easy inspiration here.
All artwork provided is original and can be used as a reference for your own drawings.
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Cat and Butterfly
A cat is a fantastic subject for a doodle or drawing. Adding another animal like this butterfy can add something extra without making it complicated.
Cat Wearing a Scarf
This cat in a scarf tells the viewers the cat is somewhere cold, which can help you create an atmosphere in a scene.
Why not try and draw a sitting cat like this simple doodle. Give its tail a cheeky curl to add extra life.
Cat Eating a Fish
Adding a smile shows how much this cat is enjoying his little snack.
Cat and a Flower
You can use a doodle to carry a message. This cat with a flower sends a loving message that would make a great doodle for a greetings card.
Cat Wearing a Frog Hat
You can make your doodles silly if you want to. Adding something like the frog hat to this cat immediately gives it a playful feel.
Drawing a cat like this can be a great exercise. You could try and draw the outline as a single line “blind contour” drawing without taking younr pencil from the page and then simply add the eyes nose and mouth to finish the sketch off. Blind contour drawing is a fantastic exercise to improve your doodles.
Use emotion to add character to your doodles. Experiment with facial expressions and it will help you bring your drawings to life.
Breaking up the outline of the cat like in this drawing helps you to portray the fur of the cats coat.
Cat On a Ball of String
Cats are playful, and giving your cat doodles toys or simply a ball of string like this is another way of adding life to your drawing.
Capturing movement can be difficult, but it does give your characters a dynamic feel. Practice will make it easier. Just have fun drawing a whole line of dancing cats like this one.