Learn how to draw a great looking Ferret with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.
By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Ferret.
The ferret or fitchet is a mammal in the weasel family. It was domesticated from the European polecat, which is not a cat at all. Ferrets are kept as pets, but their wild relatives are hunted or bred for their soft fur.
Are you looking for ferret drawing ideas? These flexible and energetic animals can be loads of fun. They like to play on hammocks and slides. They even run on hamster wheels.
Did you know? The term "to ferret" something out is often used to mean "to discover hidden information." It comes from the ancient practice of "ferreting," in which a slender ferret was released into a rabbit burrow.
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Hunters waited with nets to capture the rabbits that the ferret chased from their burrows.
Do you need a furry friend to help you pass the time? Sketch yourself a funny cartoon ferret today.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Ferret
How to Draw a Great Looking Ferret for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Begin by drawing the animal's eyes. Use curved lines to outline the round shapes. Within each eye, shade a large, dark circle. This is the pupil of the eye. Draw curved lines above the eyes to indicate the eyelid and eyebrows. Draw a curved line at the bottom corner of one eye to begin the ferret's nose.
Easy Ferret Drawing - Step 2
2. Outline the head. Use a long curved line for the top of the head, forehead, and side of the face. Then, use overlapping curved lines to draw the furry cheeks and jaws. In the middle of the face, draw an inverted triangle with rounded corners to form the nose. Below it, draw the "W" shaped mouth. Place curved lines at its corners, below it, and between the mouth and nose.
Easy Ferret Drawing - Step 3
3. Draw the animal's small ears. Use a curved line for each. Detail the inside of the near ear with curved lines. Then, draw the chest, using overlapping curved lines to give it a furry appearance.
Easy Ferret Drawing - Step 4
4. Draw the leg using two curved lines. Let them meet in an overlapping fashion, detailing the toes. Then, draw the back of the head, neck, and back. Use overlapping curved lines to achieve a furry appearance.
Easy Ferret Drawing - Step 5
5. Draw the remaining foreleg. Use two curved lines for the leg, and overlapping curved lines for the toes.
Easy Ferret Drawing - Step 6
6. Complete the back and rump using a long curved line. Then, Use a series of overlapping curved lines to draw the fluffy tail. Note the gentle point at the tip.
Easy Ferret Drawing - Step 7
7. Use a series of overlapping curved lines to draw the belly, upper leg, lower leg, and toes.
Add More Details to Your Ferret Picture - Step 8
8. Give the top of the leg a furry texture using a series of curved lines. Then, outline the remaining leg, noting the overlapping lines that form the toes.
Complete the Outline of Your Ferret Drawing - Step 9
9. Draw spots and markings on the ferret's fur. Draw a spot on the back, with lines crossing the shoulders and hips; a mask over the eyes; and a triangle on top of the head. Use a series of curved lines for each.
Color Your Ferret Drawing
Color your cartoon ferret. Ferrets are often brown or grey with lighter or darker markings. Their relatives - the mink, ermine, and weasel - may be solid brown or white.
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