How To Draw A Kitten
How To Draw A Kitten
Follow the guidelines in this six-minute VideoJug film and you will be able draw a fluffy kitten in no time!
Okay, I am going to show you how to draw a kitten and we are just going to work in pencil today, so all you will need is a pencil and your trusty rubber. Okay, so we start with a very basic oval, like so, be quite loose about it, and then we need a smaller oval underneath, like so. And because it is a kitten, the ears are quite large so you actually want to draw them pretty large and obviously we can adjust them later, put those in.
Next, we need to draw the bottom half of the body so we need two. I suppose you can call them semi circles, at the bottom here, and then two up long tube-like shapes coming from there and then we need another oval at the bottom. Obviously, we are going to refine all this as we go along.
For the moment, that is all we need. Then we need another circle on the outside and one on the other side and this is actually the back legs that you can just see a little bit of and then two more ovals here and here, and then just draw a line across the back there like that. Okay, next, we need to mark out where the features of the cat are going to go.
Now, we need to draw a guideline halfway across our oval and then halfway coming down, like this. Next, we need to shape the chin area of the cat. It is kind of slightly more emphasized on a kitten so you want to make it quite prominent at the bottom here, then we come up, like so, on either side, okay.
Those lines are a little bit darker so you can actually see what I've done there, okay. Next, we need to put the cat's nose in which is actually in this area here. A little line coming down and then, I, as a guide, measure a line up either side, like this, to get the eyes right and the eyes are here.
They have quite slanting eyes so you want to make the eyes like this on either side, okay, and obviously slip-like shapes for the eyes. Okay. So, next, we need to put a little more detailing in.
So, we will work on these ears and make them a little more fluffy and shapely and we need a line on the inside. And they have lots of fur, all cats do, at the base of the ear, so you can make a few flick marks there, just to get the indication of hair, same with the other ear, and then a few hairs at the bottom and then again, some hairs towards the edge and then across the top break the line up a bit, makes it look a bit more furry. Same with the sides, break the lines up a little bit to break up the edge a bit to make it look more furry, like so, and then, well, the facial marks on cats all vary but, you know, add some to give it a bit more character.
Maybe you have got a picture of your own kitten or you know someone who has got a cat, you could take the markings from that to give it a bit more character, like so. And I am going to shape the eyes a little bit more really, feline looking eyes, and then you can give an indication of little marks where the whiskers would be as well. Okay, like so.
Okay, next we need to do the same with the rest of the kitten. Now, let's cheer my kitten up a little bit, let us just finish his mouth off a wee bit, like so. Now I have noticed, I mean, if you want to adjust things when you have finished you can, I want to adjust this area a little bit to soften it a wee bit.
Now, I have put everything else in, I can see what needs to be altered. So, do that, a little bit softer like so. And there is your kitten. Follow the guidelines in this six-minute VideoJug film and you will be able draw a fluffy kitten in no time!.