How To Draw A Puma: Step 9

How to Draw a Puma

Eager to discover how to draw a puma?

Included are 9 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy creating their own puma on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this puma drawing lesson.

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

Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to follow. Enjoy!


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

By the end of this lesson we will complete a drawing of a puma by drawing one area at a time. This project will take 9 steps in total as we continue to draw each area which will get us closer to the completed drawing. The final drawing will be detailed with color creating a drawing you will want to share with friends!

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw The Eyes

    How To Draw A Puma: Step 1

    First, create two shaded ovals.

  2. Form The Nose And Mouth

    How To Draw A Puma: Step 2

    Now, draw a triangle to form the nose. Next, form two circular shapes attached to the nose. After that, draw two vertical lines. Then, create a line curving upward to draw the mouth.

  3. Add The Ears

    How To Draw A Puma: Step 3

    Add the puma’s ears by first drawing two triangular shapes. Next, draw a curved line on top of the triangles as shown.

  4. Form The Head

    How To Draw A Puma: Step 4

    Form the puma’s head by drawing the rounded shape connected to the ears.

  5. Outline The Body

    How To Draw A Puma: Step 5

    Outline the elongated shape of the puma’s body.

  6. Attach The Tail

    How To Draw A Puma: Step 6

    Attach the thin wavy shape of the puma’s tail to its body.

  7. Add The Legs

    How To Draw A Puma: Step 7

    Add the puma’s legs attached to its body similar to the illustration. Don’t forget to draw the paws on the bottom of each leg by making a bumpy shape with curved lines as shown.

  8. Draw The Underbelly

    How To Draw A Puma: Step 8

    To draw the puma’s underbelly, create a vertical line from the bottom of the head to top of the foreleg. Then, draw a diagonal line in between the foreleg and the hind leg.

  9. Complete The Puma Drawing

    How To Draw A Puma: Step 9

    Let’s complete the puma drawing by adding some color! First, use a dark brown crayon to shade the nose, ears and tip of the tail. Next, use a very light brown crayon to shade the mouth and underbelly. Then, use a brown crayon to color the rest of the puma’s body.

How to Draw a Puma 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 Puma. 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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