In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Cheetah in 7 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Cheetah. When you’re drawing a cheetah, draw the lines shown in red for each step, then as you move to the next step the previously red lines will be shown as black lines.
Before we begin the drawing lesson, How To Draw a Cheetah, here are some fun facts about the Cheetah you might find interesting.
- Cheetahs are the fastest land animal, reaching speeds between 60 mph and 80 mph.
- Although it can reach high speeds, its body cannot stand long distance running. They run fast, but for short distances.
- They are mostly found in Africa and South Western Asia.
- The Cheetah is a carnivore, eating mostly mammals that as smaller than they are.
- They usually avoid fighting and will surrender a kill immediately to even a single hyena, rather than risk injury.
How To Draw a Cheetah – Step-by-Step Drawing Guide!
Step 1: Begin by drawing the nose of the Cheetah.
Step 2: Sketch the lower chest of the Cheetah.
Step 3: Now you can draw the ear and the upper back in a slight curve.
Step 4: This Cheetah is running, so begin to draw the first steps of the legs.
Step 5: Complete drawing the legs by adding the rear sections to the limbs.
Step 6: Draw the cheetah’s tail and add the lower stomach.
Step 7: Finish the last leg and add in some grass to complete the drawing of a Cheetah.
Well done! That was easy, yeah? Here’s how your final rendering of the Cheetah should look:
You can use this example to shade or color your cheetah drawing, this will add a realistic or real-life look to your drawing of a cheetah!
You did it! Congratulations on drawing a CHEETAH! Your first try may not have gone as smoothly as you had hoped, but I’m sure after another attempt or two you will see a big improvement. The best way to learn how to draw any animal is with plenty of practice.
Are you looking for another animal to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw a horse?! Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw an Horse