These easy cat drawing ideas are meant to inspire artists of all different skill levels.
Easy Cat Drawing Ideas
I’ve put together an assortment of easy cat drawing ideas here for you to enjoy. I created these cat drawings to inspire both beginners and seasoned artists.
Drawing cats has always been a favorite of mine. I love capturing their cute personalities and quirks with a pencil and paper. 😉
Whether you’re a beginner artist or an experienced illustrator, I hope you’ll find inspiration in the variety of easy cat drawing ideas I’ve included.
Remember as you’re drawing these easy cat ideas – let go of perfectionism and allow your creativity flow! I know this can be difficult – I also have struggled with and continue to struggle with perfectionism.
However, I’ve found that once I let the perfectionism go – that’s the time I end up creating my best work. So I encourage you to do the same as we embark on this journey filled with feline charm and endless possibilities!
1. MEOW Cat Drawing
I like start this meow cat by drawing its head followed by the body and tail. You can give this kitty a cute little smile or any facial expression that you desire.
2. Royal Cat Drawing
Inspired by my childhood cat, this royal cat drawing is a fun easy cat drawing to create. Begin by drawing the cat and then add a crown to the top of the kitty’s head. You can decorate the crown with as many jewels as you wish!
3. Curious Cat Drawing
I added color to this curious cat drawing that I made. The hot pink rimmed glasses I thought added a fun extra touch! This is a good easy drawing to experiment with different shaped glasses and facial expressions on the cat.
4. Cat Wearing Sunglasses
To create this cute kitty doodle I started by sketching the cat with a pencil. The sunglasses I drew last. After I cleaned up my drawing I went over this again with a marker to make it bolder, then erased the pencil marks.
5. Sleeping Cat Drawing
To create this sleeping cat drawing I began with the head of the cat followed by the body. I then drew the pillow that the cat is sleeping on. It can be fun to experiment with cats sleeping in different positions on a pillow as well as different shaped pillows.
6. Cute Kitten Drawing
I wanted to make this little kitten drawing look sweet and cute! Adding hearts and a touch of color is an easy way to dress up this cat drawing idea.
7. Cute Cat With A Heart
Try using basic shapes when creating your cat drawings. For this cat drawing idea, I started by drawing an oval shape for the head, triangles for ears, followed by a rounded triangle for the body – the feet, tail, and heart were last.
8. Simple Cat Facial Expressions
One of my favorite ways to come up with different ideas for my cat drawings is by practicing sketching simple cat facial expressions. By doing this I’m able to find different ways to add a little personality to each of my cat drawing ideas.
9. Cat Paw With A Butterfly
Cats love chasing moths and butterflies. I thought a simple drawing of a cat batting at a colorful butterfly was clever.
10. Easy Cat Doodle
Cat doodles are a fun way to practice letting perfectionism go. It can be tempting to try to make your artwork look perfect – but there is no such thing. Allowing yourself to enjoy the process of doodling easy cat drawing ideas like this is a good exercise and can actually be very relaxing.
11. Cat On A Pillow
My childhood cat was grey and had a cute pink little nose. She used to curl up on my pillow just like the one on this cat drawing. 🙂 Adding color to your cat or the pillow is an easy way to dress up this cat drawing idea.
12. Scaredy Cat Drawing
When cats get scared sometimes the hair on their back will stand up and they arch their backs. By using simple shapes and expressions, I tried to capture a “scaredy cat” for one of these easy cat drawing ideas.
13. Smiling Cat
You can make this smiling cat drawing in a variety of different colors. I added a blue bow tie to give this creation a little something extra!
14. Kitty Doodle
For this easy kitty doodle, I decided to draw a cat sitting nicely, smiling, with a cute expression on its face.
15. Cat Driving A Car
This cat drawing idea is a little more advanced. I started this drawing with pencil by sketching the car and then the cat wearing sunglasses. I went over my sketch in a black marker, erased the pencil and then filled the drawing in with color.
16. Cool Cat Drawing
Changing a cat’s mouth and adding sunglasses is an easy way to come up with a variety of different cat drawing ideas. You can take the same sketch and add accessories (like sunglasses) and change the facial expressions and have a completely different looking kitty.
17. Cat With A Collar
I added a collar and a tag to this kitty doddle. You can color in the cat or the collar or even change the shape of the tag to add some variety to this drawing idea.
18. Halloween Cat Drawing
I thought that a kitten in a pumpkin would be a cute Halloween themed easy cat drawing idea! After drawing the pumpkin I added the cute little kitten.
19. Kitty With A Ball
Kittys love playing with balls of yarn. I love observing cat’s enthusiasm, curiosity, and determination that comes along with playing with different toys like string. I thought that including a cat with a ball of yarn was a good one to add to this list of easy drawing ideas.
20. Cat Paw With A Flower
Often times I find the most joy in drawings that are very simple. That’s why I included this drawing of a simple cat paw with a flower.
21. Cat Sitting In Flowers
I created this image of a grey and white cat in flowers on procreate. Including flowers is a wonderful way to design a full scene with lots of color.
22. Whimsical Cat Drawing
Practice drawing whimsical style cats. Let your creativity flow – one of my favorite ways to experiment is by changing the shape of the cat’s tail. In this drawing you can see that I created a heart shape at the top of the tail.
23. Cat And Rainbow
Another easy and colorful way to spice up your cat drawing ideas is by drawing a cat with a rainbow. I started this by drawing the cat first, then the rainbow and clouds. Lastly I filled in the entire image with a variety of colors.
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Final Thoughts On Cute Easy Cat Drawing Ideas
Regardless of your skill level, I hope these easy cat drawing ideas brought you inspiration and a playful means to express love for cats through art.
Remember, it’s not about achieving perfection, but rather about letting your imagination run wild and embracing the unique charm of each cat drawing.
I encourage you to pick up your pencil, sketchpad, let your creativity flow, and enjoy the whimsical journey of bringing adorable feline friends to life on paper.