Cat Eyes Drawing: Step 6

Cat Eyes Drawing

Children will be engaged learning how to create a cat eyes drawing!

Follow along with these easy 6 drawing steps. You’ll learn the basics for drawing a cat eyes.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf packet even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This goes perfectly with crayons or markers. It is wonderful for very young kids needing extra guidance and are looking to shade in a cat eyes.

Get a thrill out of creating a colorful cat eyes drawing and remember to add some individual aspects. Now let’s get started.


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayon or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker
  • Cat Eyes Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Cat Eyes Drawing: All Steps

In this step by step lesson, we will learn how to create a cat eyes drawing on paper. To look the best, we will consider the various sizes and shapes of each part of the cat eyes. The lines in each step is drawn in blue so you can observe the most recent elements that you will be creating.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw Top Of Each Eye

    Cat Eyes Drawing: Step 1

    Start by drawing the top curves of each eye.

  2. Complete Eye Outlines

    Cat Eyes Drawing: Step 2

    Now add the bottom of each eye with a flatter curve.

  3. Draw Eyeballs

    Cat Eyes Drawing: Step 3

    Draw the outside of each eyeball.

  4. Draw Pupils

    Cat Eyes Drawing: Step 4

    The inside of the cat’s eyes should be drawn thin.

  5. Add Highlights

    Cat Eyes Drawing: Step 5

    Add little circular highlights to each eye.

  6. Finish Drawing With Color

    Cat Eyes Drawing: Step 6

    Now shade the cat eyes in with color!

Cat Eyes Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Cat Eyes Drawing. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

Interesting Facts About Cat Eyes

Cats have special eyes that are different from humans.

Cat eyes have an improved ability to see in dark conditions.

Cats can see using roughly one-sixth the amount of light that people need to see the same subject matter!

This doesn’t mean that they can see in total darkness. They still need some light in order to see.

The elongated pupils of a cat’s eye are positioned vertically in their eyeball. It is now believed that this slit-like pupil enables rapid changes in the pupil size allowing a cat to adapt to light changes very quickly.

It is believed that this is important for hunting but what’s interesting is large, wild cats such as lions and tigers do not have pupils shaped like this at all, but have rounded pupils like humans have.

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