Learn how to make a lynx drawing.
Included are 9 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy creating their own wild lynx cat on paper. Also included is a printable version of this lynx drawing lesson.
Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw a wild lynx of North America.
Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to reference. Let’s get drawing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- Lynx Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this lesson, we will begin with a new piece of paper and learn how to create a lynx drawing in a series of steps. It makes sense to pay attention to the shape and size of each part of the lynx.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
First Draw The Eyes
First, draw two shaded ovals to form the eyes.
Form The Nose And Mouth
Now, draw a small triangle for the nose. Then, create two rounded shapes attached to both sides of the nose. To form the bottom of the mouth, create a line curving upwards.
Add The Ears
To add the ears, draw two triangles. Then, create a pointed line on top of both triangles as shown.
Outline The Head
Outline the furry shape of the lynx’s head by drawing a jagged shape.
Draw The Fur Pattern On Its Face
Now, draw the fur pattern on the lynx’s cheeks by making a pointed horizontal line. Next, create an oval around its eyes as shown.
Outline The Body
Outline the shape of the lynx’s body by making an oval shape.
Attach The Tail
Draw the lynx’s short tail attached to its body by creating a curved line as shown.
Form The Legs
Now, form the legs of the lynx attached to the bottom of its body. Emphasize the large paws by drawing a bump on the bottom of the legs as shown.
Complete The Lynx Drawing
Complete the lynx drawing by adding some color! First, use a very light brown crayon to shade the bottom part of the lynx’s head, the underbelly and the inner part of its ears. Next, fill in the lynx’s nose, pointed part of its ears and the tip of its tail with a dark brown crayon. Then, color the rest of the lynx’s body with a brown crayon. Lastly, add spots on its fur using a dark brown crayon as shown.
Lynx Drawing PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Lynx 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!