How to Draw a Tiger – Step by Step Drawing Tutorial

Drawing a tiger can be easy peasy; just follow our step by step how to draw a tiger tutorial, and you or your kids will be drawing a cute tiger cub in no time. Once you go through the steps, this one might even become your favorite animal to draw, as it’s just too cute.

How to Draw a Tiger Step by Step Tutorial

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How to Draw a Tiger Step by Step 

Easy tiger drawing tutorial

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Step by Step Tiger Drawing Instructions

Step 1

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

Step 1 - Drawing a tiger head

Step 2

First details to add are a pair of ears and a round shape for the snout.

Step 2 - Adding 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 round lines inside the ears.

Step 3

Step 4

This next step will have you complete the tiger head drawing – draw the signature stripes.

Step 4 - Tiger head drawing

Step 5

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

Step 5

Step 6

Now draw a line from the head to the bottom part of the left (the line on the left) 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 on the legs and, if there was any space between the hind and front legs, draw a line between them to complete the belly.

Step 8

Step 9

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

Step 9

Step 10

All done! You have learned how to draw a tiger. Isn’t he or she cute? All there is left to do is to color in your cartoon tiger.

Step 10 - Color your tiger drawing
How to Draw a Tiger Step by Step Tutorial

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