How to Draw a Panther
Eager to experience how to draw a panther?
With 9 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy making their own panther on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this panther drawing tutorial.
Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw a panther.
Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a simple lesson to reference. Let’s get drawing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Panther Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
This tutorial will teach you how to draw a panther. We will pay attention to the shapes of each section and types of lines drawn ensuring that the artwork looks right.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Outline The Head
First, outline the rounded shape of the panther’s head.
Draw The Eyes And Nose
Now, draw two shaded ovals for the eyes. Then, form a rounded triangular shape for the nose.
Form The Mouth
Draw two rounded shapes attached to the nose. Then, draw a line curving upward.
Attach The Ears
Attach two curved lines on both sides of the panther’s head.
Outline The Body
Outline the elongated shape of the panther’s body.
Form The Legs
Form the shape of the panther’s legs attached to the body as shown. Don’t forget to add the paws at the bottom!
Outline The Underbelly
Outline the panther’s underbelly by drawing a curved line.
Attach The Tail
Attach a thin wavy shape to the panther’s body to draw the tail.
Complete The Panther Drawing
To complete out drawing of a panther, let’s first use a dark gray crayon to shade the mouth, ears and underbelly. Then, fill in the rest of the panther’s body with a black crayon.
How to Draw a Panther 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 Panther. 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!