Civet Drawing: Step 6

Civet Drawing

Find out how to make a civet drawing.

Expect 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy drawing their own civet on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this civet drawing tutorial.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw a civet.

Enjoy creating a colorful civet drawing and remember to add some personal aspects. Don’t forget about the free PDF guide.


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Civet Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Civet Drawing: All Steps

In this article, we will start off with a new piece of paper and learn how to draw a civet drawing in a series of steps. It makes sense to pay attention to the shape and size of each part of the civet.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Form The Head

    Civet Drawing: Step 1

    First, outline the furry shape of the civet’s head. Next, draw two shaded circles for its eyes. Next, draw an oval with a rounded triangle inside to form its nose.

  2. Add The Ears

    Civet Drawing: Step 2

    Draw two pointed shapes with a diagonal line on top of the civet’s head to form its ears.

  3. Draw The Body And Tail

    Civet Drawing: Step 3

    Draw an elongated oval to form the civet’s body. Next, attach a thin curvy shape to draw its tail.

  4. Add The Legs

    Civet Drawing: Step 4

    Add the shape of the civet’s legs attached to the bottom of its body as shown.

  5. Form The Fur Pattern

    Civet Drawing: Step 5

    Let’s first draw the fur pattern around the civet’s eyes. Next, draw a line curving upwards on top of each leg. Now, create a long curved line on the top side of its tail. Then, create long pointed shapes along its body and on the underside of its tail as shown.

  6. Complete The Civet Drawing

    Civet Drawing: Step 6

    Let’s add some color to complete our drawing of the civet! First, use a cream colored crayon to shade the inner parts of its ears, its snout, and its underbelly. Next, color its nose, legs and the fur pattern on its face, body and tail with a dark brown crayon. Then, shade the rest of the civet with a dark yellow crayon.

Civet Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Civet 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!

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