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how to draw a meerkat step by step

How To Draw A Meerkat (Step By Step Tutorial)

Here’s a fun and interesting drawing for anyone who wants to draw something that is both challenging but still looks cute and that’s meerkats.

I’ve created a step by step guide that will show you how to draw a meerkat in just a few easy steps.

If you’ve been drawing animals for a while, why not add this one to your list. It will definitely not disappoint you in any way.

This meerkat drawing is perfect for anyone even if you’re not good at drawing.

My guide will help you to recreate this drawing in no time. If you’re ready to get started, just grab a pencil and a page and we can get started.

Steps For Drawing A Meerkat

Step 1

Step 1

To begin your meerkat drawing, the first thing you will need to do is to draw the head. Start by drawing a curved line, drop that line a bit down, then make it curve and come down in an angle. Add a smaller line in the front for the nose.

Step 2

Step 2

Then draw the whiskers and the mouth before the nose. Head to the center of the head and draw the eye shape. Once you have down this, draw a small C shape for the ear.

Step 3

Step 3

Now it’s time to draw the body. Start by drawing a line down for the back and then draw a line that curves in from the nose and then curves out for the stomach.

Step 4

How to draw a meerkat step 4

Extend these lines further down to a distance that is right and then draw the two front legs of the meerkat.

Step 5

How to draw a meerkat step 5

Now draw another curved line to show off the first leg. It should start looking like this.

Step 6

How to draw a meerkat step 6

From the top of the first leg, draw a line down for the tail and join it to the line for the back.

Step 7

How to draw a meerkat step 7

Add some texture to your meerkat by drawing these jagged uneven lines that join to the leg of the meerkat.

Step 8

How to draw a meerkat step 8

To finish off your meerkat, draw a few curved lines for the paw and you should finally have a drawing of a meerkat.


Did you find drawing this meerkat easy or hard? I hope I was able to make this tutorial on how to draw a meerkat easy enough to understand and follow along.

This one was indeed an enjoyable drawing and I think I will definitely be doing more animal drawings in the future. They are such a pleasure to draw and they turn out really well.

If you would like to draw other fun and interesting animals, here are a few you can try from out list of guides:

How To Draw A Squirrel

How To Draw A Duck

Cute Animal Doodles Anyone Can Draw (20 Easy Tutorials)

You will for sure love drawing each and everyone of these!

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