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how to draw a paw print step by step

How To Draw A Paw Print Step By Step

Want something fun and easy to draw? Then how about this adorable paw print drawing. In this article, I will show you how to draw a paw print in exactly 5 easy steps and you will have loads of fun doing so.

I’m always looking for easy things to draw that don’t take up much time but won’t disappoint you either.

If you’re also tired of the way your drawing has turned out recently, then you’re going to be happy that you’ve found this one.

Also, as a surprise, be warned that you are about to see a super adorable picture of a puppy in just a minute! You’re going to love drawing this one. Trust me.

Grab a pencil and let’s get started.


Here is the reference we will work from today. To break it down really quickly before we get started, a paw has like 4 ovals and one large round part.

We will draw the bottom part of the paw first and then draw the ovals above that.

Steps For Drawing A Paw Print

Step 1

Begin by drawing a curve like this and this will be the bottom part of the paw.

Step 2

Then draw an upside down curved heart shape and join it to that previous curved line you had just drawn. It should look sort of like a bean or a heart.

Step 3

How To Draw A Paw Print Step 3

Next up, draw the first oval that faces towards the left. Try to leave a bit of space from the first shape you have already drawn.

Step 4

How To Draw A Paw Print Step 4

Add two more ovals but be sure to space then accordingly and to know this, these two ovals align towards the middle.

Step 5

How To Draw A Paw Print Step 5

Add in the final oval that is angled towards the right. Your paw print drawing should be complete now.

Step 6

How To Draw A Paw Print Step 6

If you’re happy with the way your paw print drawing is looking, you may now move onto coloring it in.

I’ve used a nice dark shade of brown for mines and you can do that same.

With color, this drawing definitely looks even better, don’t you think?


Did you have fun learning how to draw a paw print? It sure was for me and even better that I got the chance to finnaly create a tutorial for you.

This is one of the easier drawings that literally anyone can do and it’s pretty simple too. There aren’t any detailed lines or shapes that need to be drawn.

In fact, all you really need to do is just draw a few circles and a curved shape and that’s all it takes to draw a paw print.

It really is that easy. So, if you’ve already followed along with us in drawing this paw print, how did yours turn out?

Leave your thoughts in the comments below.

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