How To Draw A Bobcat: Step 9

How to Draw a Bobcat

Young artists will love learning how to draw a bobcat in today’s drawing lesson.

Follow along with these simple 9 drawing steps. You’ll learn the fundamentals for drawing a bobcat.

This lesson only takes about 30 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a “coloring book” page with just the line art. This goes perfectly with crayons, colored pencils, or markers. It’s useful for very young kids requiring extra guidance and are looking to fill in a bobcat.

Get a thrill out of learning how to draw a bobcat. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some creative details. Don’t forget about the free PDF guide.


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • How to Draw a Bobcat Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Bobcat: All Steps

In this lesson, we will begin with a blank piece of paper and learn how to draw a bobcat in no time. We will proportion out the shape and size of each of the drawn parts of the bobcat.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw The Face

    How To Draw A Bobcat: Step 1

    First, draw two shaded ovals for the eyes. Next, draw a small oval for the nose. Then, create two rounded shapes attached to both sides of the nose. Now, make a line curving upwards to form the bottom of the mouth.

  2. Add The Ears

    How To Draw A Bobcat: Step 2

    Add the bobcat’s ears by first making two triangular shapes. Next, form a pointed line on each ear as shown.

  3. Outline The Head

    How To Draw A Bobcat: Step 3

    Outline the furry shape of the bobcat’s head.

  4. Draw The Fur Pattern On Its Face

    How To Draw A Bobcat: Step 4

    First, draw the fur pattern on the bobcat’s cheeks by making pointy horizontal lines connected to the nose. Next, outline the fur pattern around its eyes by making a pointy rounded shape as shown.

  5. Outline The Body

    How To Draw A Bobcat: Step 5

    Outline the fluffy shape of the bobcat’s body by drawing an elongated shape. Add some zigzag to the bottom part of the body to emphasize the bobcat’s fur.

  6. Add The Legs

    How To Draw A Bobcat: Step 6

    Add the bobcat’s legs attached to its body. Then, form he paws by drawing a horizontal line and two curved lines on the bottom of each leg.

  7. Draw The Underbelly

    How To Draw A Bobcat: Step 7

    Draw the fuzzy shape of the bobcat’s underbelly by making a jagged horizontal line.

  8. Attach The Tail

    How To Draw A Bobcat: Step 8

    Attach the short elongated shape of the bobcat’s tail to its body.

  9. Complete The Bobcat Drawing

    How To Draw A Bobcat: Step 9

    Let’s give life to our drawing of a bobcat! First, use a very light brown crayon to color the underbelly, paws, ears, eyes, and bottom part of the face. Next, use a pink crayon to shade the nose. Then, use a dark brown crayon to fill in the tip of the tail and tip of the ears. Now, fill in the rest of the bobcat’s body with a brown crayon. Finally, draw a spotted pattern on the bobcat’s fur using a darker brown crayon as shown.

How to Draw a Bobcat PDF Download

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