How To Draw A Ferret: Step 6

How to Draw a Ferret

Young artists can learn how to draw a ferret by following the images in this basic lesson.

Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these easy 6 drawing steps. You will learn the fundamentals for drawing a ferret.

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 accompanies well with crayons, colored pencils, or markers. It is wonderful for very young children requiring extra guidance and simply looking to fill in a ferret.

Drawing is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to reference. Enjoy!


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

In this beginner’s lesson, we are going to discover how to draw a ferret with your drawing materials. We will consider the various sizes and shapes of each part of the ferret. The pencil lines in each step is drawn in blue so you can observe the current elements that you should be working on.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Face

    How To Draw A Ferret: Step 1

    First, create two circles for the eyes. Next, draw a triangle for the nose. Then, form the snout by drawing a shape around the nose. Create the bottom part of the mouth by drawing a curved line.

  2. Form The Head

    How To Draw A Ferret: Step 2

    Form the rounded outline of the ferret’s head. Next, draw the fur pattern around its eyes by creating a curved line.

  3. Add The Ears

    How To Draw A Ferret: Step 3

    To add the ferret’s ears, draw pointed lines on top of its head.

  4. Outline The Body And Tail

    How To Draw A Ferret: Step 4

    First, outline the elongated shape of the ferret’s body. Next, draw the thin pointed shape of the ferret’s tail attached to its body.

  5. Attach The Legs

    How To Draw A Ferret: Step 5

    Draw the ferret’s legs connected to the bottom of its body. Add a bump and a small curved line on the bottom of each leg to form its paws.

  6. Complete The Ferret Drawing

    How To Draw A Ferret: Step 6

    Let’s finish our drawing of a ferret by adding some color! Use a pink crayon to shade the nose and inner ears. Next, shade the face, snout, mouth, outer ears and the middle of its body with a cream colored crayon. Then, use a brown crayon to color the top of its head, the fur pattern around its eyes and rest of the ferret’s body.

How to Draw a Ferret 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 Ferret. 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!

One Comment

  1. I never knew how to draw a black footed ferret, but this helped me so much and turned out so cute! Thank you so much helloartsy! love y’all!

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