How to Draw a Kawaii Cat

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Learn how to draw a great looking Kawaii Cat with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a beautiful Kawaii Cat.

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 10
Complete Kawaii Cat drawing

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Kawaii is a famous Japanese art style that focuses on cute things. With this easy drawing guide, you can sketch your own cute kawaii cat drawing at home.

Kawaii cats are easy to draw because they have a simple cartoon style that's good for beginners.

Your cartoon has a bright, cheerful personality, and they're eager to play and join you on your fictional adventures.

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Once you're done, you can draw a friend for your kawaii cartoon cat or just enjoy the cuteness on its own.

Afterward, you can add a kawaii background with things like pink trees or fluffy clouds. Next, you can experiment by drawing a cute chibi cat.

To draw your cute kawaii cat, start with a pencil sketch, then outline the drawing and color it with paint, markers, crayons, or oil pastels.

You'll have an adorable cartoon cat in no time.

Learn more about How to Draw a Cute Anime Girl or How to Draw an Anime Girl in the Rain.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Kawaii Cat

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How to Draw a Great Looking Kawaii Cat for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Start with a circle to the left, then draw two circles inside the shape and fill them in. Draw a dash to the right, and sketch a wavy W shape underneath.

Easy Kawaii Cat Drawing - Step 2

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Sketch two lines on either side of the face to start the kawaii cat head. Add two ovals underneath the eyes, then draw a loop underneath the W shape for the mouth.

Easy Kawaii Cat Drawing - Step 3

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw another curve for the top of the head. Add two triangles for the ears.

Easy Kawaii Cat Drawing - Step 4

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Outline a triangle inside each ear to give them more depth.

Easy Kawaii Cat Drawing - Step 5

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Sketch whiskers on either side of the face, then draw a loop with two lines for the left paw.

Easy Kawaii Cat Drawing - Step 6

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. To the right, make another loop with a wavy W shape underneath.

Easy Kawaii Cat Drawing - Step 7

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. On the left, draw a wavy vertical line, then sketch a loop for the left foot.

Add More Details to Your Kawaii Cat Picture - Step 8

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw a curved line on the right that ends in a hook. Sketch another curved line on top to complete the right foot.

Complete the Outline of Your Kawaii Cat Drawing - Step 9

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Use a long oval for the tail, then draw a curve to complete the cat's body and add dashes for the toes.

Color Your Kawaii Cat Drawing

Kawaii Cat step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 10

Outline your cartoon kawaii cat in black to finish the drawing.

Now that you've completed your cute kawaii cat outline, use light grey for shadows and pink for the ears, mouth and cheeks. If you want to get creative, color your cat with different shades, like orange or gray.

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