How to Draw an Easy Realistic Cat Face

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

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Easy, Realistic Cat Face.

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Complete Easy, Realistic Cat Face drawing
Complete Easy, Realistic Cat Face drawing

With an easy, realistic cat face drawing, you can sketch your pet cat or make up an imaginary cat for fictional stories.

Cats are one of the most popular pets because they're soft, friendly and lovable. Some of the world's most famous cartoon characters are cats, like Garfield and Felix.

After you complete this beginner's cat head tutorial, you'll find recommended colors that make your drawing realistic.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

However, you can color your cat head outline any color that you want. Use traditional colors, like gray or orange, or make your cat bright and colorful like a cartoon character.

This beginner's tutorial breaks down the drawing into simple steps so anyone can do it.

Once you've completed your easy, realistic cat face outline, use your favorite coloring tools, like markers, crayons or colored pencils.

Make sure you start with a pencil so you can erase mistakes and loose pencil lines.

If you liked this drawing tutorial, see also the following guides: Sitting Cat drawing, The Jiji Cat drawing, and Cat and Dog drawing.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing an Easy, Realistic Cat Face

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

Easy, Realistic Cat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Sketch two curved lines in the middle of the page, then draw two more curved lines underneath to make lemon shapes. Draw ovals inside these shapes, and fill them in. Add more curved lines above the eyes.

Easy Easy, Realistic Cat Face Drawing - Step 2

Easy, Realistic Cat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw two hill shapes an inch below the eyes. Sketch a triangle underneath, then connect these lines with two hook shapes. Draw ovals for the nostrils, and add two curved lines to give the nose depth.

Easy Easy, Realistic Cat Face Drawing - Step 3

Easy, Realistic Cat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Start the top of the head with a single curve. Underneath the nose, draw two curves and connect them to the nose with a straight line.

Draw a loose, sketchy line underneath for the chin. Sketch symmetrical dots on either side of the face like a pattern.

Easy Easy, Realistic Cat Face Drawing - Step 4

Easy, Realistic Cat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw two rounded triangles for the ears with sketchy lines near the ends for the fur. Don't worry about making the fur perfectly even.

Easy Easy, Realistic Cat Face Drawing - Step 5

Easy, Realistic Cat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. On the left ear, start with a slightly curved line that's almost straight, then sketch loose curves and triangles. Repeat this process with the right ear.

Easy Easy, Realistic Cat Face Drawing - Step 6

Easy, Realistic Cat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. For the right side of the cat head, draw a loose, shaky line that makes a wide curve. You can draw a curved line first, then add the fur afterward.

Easy Easy, Realistic Cat Face Drawing - Step 7

Easy, Realistic Cat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Repeat the previous step for the left side of the cat head.

Add More Details to Your Easy, Realistic Cat Face Picture - Step 8

Easy, Realistic Cat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Add loose, sketchy lines inside the ears, then draw long, curved triangles on either side of the body.

Complete the Outline of Your Easy, Realistic Cat Face Drawing - Step 9

Easy, Realistic Cat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw a few more sections of fur and whiskers on either side of the face.

Color Your Easy, Realistic Cat Face Drawing

Easy, Realistic Cat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 10

Outline your cartoon beginner's cat head with a black pen, marker or colored pencil. If you liked this tutorial, try another cartoon drawing, like a sitting cat.

Now that you've completed your easy, realistic cat face outline, color the cat's fur light orange with pale highlights on the face and chest. Use green for the eyes and pink for the insides of the ears.

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