How To Draw A Cat Paw Print

how to draw a cat paw print

How To Draw A Cat Paw Print

Follow the photo above (cat paw), watch the short video below, or keep reading to learn how to draw a cat paw print.

How To Draw A Cat Paw Print

Before we begin our tutorial, here are 9 interesting facts about cat paws:

  1. Cats have dominant paws (just like us!)
  2. Cats walk tiptoed. This boosts speed and length.
  3. Paws are sensitive. Primarily for hunting and maintaining balance.
  4. Paws are flexible (to help climb and hunt).
  5. Paws Act as shock absorbers to cushion soft landings.
  6. Cats use paws for grooming. For those hard to reach areas…
  7. Paws sweat (it’s their cooling system!)
  8. Paws colors vary (pink, brown, black, spotted, etc.)
  9. Cats use paws to communicate (using scent glands)
draw a paw print
You learned above how to draw a cat paw from a few different angles. Here I am going to show you a very simple 5-step tutorial (originally by¬†Drago art) on how to Draw a cat paw print. It’s a great place to start for beginners and is also easy to replicate after doing a few times. Follow the 5 steps below to learn how to draw a cat paw print.
draw a paw print step 1

Step 1.

Draw a circle for the main part of the paw print.

draw a paw print step 2

Step 2.

You will now start drawing four oval circles that make up each toe of the dog. When you are done move to the next step.

draw a paw print step 3

Step 3.

Now for your last drawing step, you will draw the shape of the foot padding that is on the shape of a fat spade without the stem. Erase the one shape you drew in step one to clean up your work.

draw a paw print step 4

Step 4.

That’s it, you are done. You just drew a paw print, step by step. Great work guys, I mean how hard was the lesson anyway?