How to Draw a Tiger – Step by Step Drawing Tutorial

Drawing a tiger can be easy; Just follow our step-by-step instructions on how to draw a tiger and you or your child will be drawing a cute tiger cub in no time. Once you complete the steps, this animal might even become your favorite animal to draw because it’s so cute.

How to Draw a Tiger Step by Step Instructions

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How to draw a tiger step by step

Simple instructions for drawing a tiger

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Instructions for drawing a tiger step by step

Step 1

We’ll start by drawing a simple tiger face. Create head shape.

Step 1 – Draw the tiger's head

Step 2

The first details to add are a pair of ears and a rounded shape for the muzzle.

Step 2 - Add details

Step 3

Fill in the tiger head drawing with all the details – a pair of eyes and eyebrows, nose, mouth and teeth. Also draw another set of circles inside the ear.

Step 3

Step 4

In this next step you will complete the drawing of the tiger’s head – draw the characteristic stripes.

Step 4 – Draw the tiger's head

Step 5

This step may look a bit complicated but it will make drawing the tiger’s body easier. Start by drawing one leg (left line). Also, draw a curved line (on the right) to make the tiger’s body.

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Step 5

Step 6

Now draw a line from the head to the bottom left part (left line) to make the belly. Also draw a hind leg.

Step 6

Step 7

Almost there! Draw another leg. Also draw the tail.

Step 7

Step 8

Add details in the legs and if there is space between the back and front legs, draw a line between them to complete the belly.

Step 8

Step 9

Last step, the most important step: draw stripes on your tiger drawing.

Step 9

Step 10

All has been done! You have learned how to draw a tiger. Is he or she cute? All that’s left to do is color your cartoon tiger.

Step 10 - Color your tiger drawing

How to Draw a Tiger Step by Step Instructions

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