Cougar Drawing: Step 9

Cougar Drawing

Young artists will be engaged learning these simple steps to make a cougar drawing!

Draw along with these clear 9 drawing steps. You will learn the fundamentals for drawing a cougar.

This lesson only takes about 30 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf guide even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This pairs well with crayons. It’s perfect for very young kids in the need of extra guidance and are looking to fill in a cougar.

Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a simple lesson to reference. Let’s get drawing!


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

In this how-to article, we will start with a blank piece of paper and learn how to create a cougar drawing in a series of steps. It’s best if we pay attention to the proportions of each part of the cougar.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw The Face

    Cougar Drawing: Step 1

    First, draw two shaded ovals for the eyes. Next, draw a heart shape for the nose. Now, create two rounded shapes connected to both sides of the nose. Form the bottom part of the mouth by making a line curving upward. Then, from the eyes, draw two vertical lines connected to the nose.

  2. Add The Ears

    Cougar Drawing: Step 2

    Add the cougar’s ears by drawing triangles. Now, create a curved line on top of each triangle.

  3. Outline The Head

    Cougar Drawing: Step 3

    Outline the shape of the cougar’s head as shown.

  4. Outline The Body

    Cougar Drawing: Step 4

    Next, outline the curvy shape of the cougar’s body attached to its head.

  5. Add The Legs

    Cougar Drawing: Step 5

    Add the cougar’s legs by drawing the shapes similar to the illustration. Don’t forget to form the paws on the bottom of each leg.

  6. Form The Underbelly

    Cougar Drawing: Step 6

    Draw the cougar’s underbelly by making a curved line as shown.

  7. Draw A Rock

    Cougar Drawing: Step 7

    Let’s add a rock for the cougar to stand on by creating a line curving downward.

  8. Add The Tail

    Cougar Drawing: Step 8

    Draw the visible part of the cougar’s tail by making a diagonal line attached to its body as shown.

  9. Complete The Cougar Drawing

    Cougar Drawing: Step 9

    Let’s add some color to our cougar drawing! First, use a dark brown crayon to color the ears and nose. Next, use a light brown crayon to fill in the mouth and underbelly. Now, shade the rest of the cougar with a brown crayon. Finally, color the rock with a gray crayon.

Cougar Drawing PDF Download

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