How to Draw a Rainbow Cat

We have all seen black cats, marveled at tabby cats, and cooed over stunning naughty torties – but a rainbow cat is something a little new! Ready to bring this scene to life? We have everything that you need!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start with a black pen, and draw an almond shape, angled at around 45 degrees, in the left half of your page.


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Add a small heart shape to the bottom of this for a nose, and then two curved lines below for a mouth.


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Add two curved lines to the top of the nose, and take these across to the points of the almond shape.


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Now, add two curved lines, one inside the others, to the bottom of the top line…


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Add another curved line below those you drew in the center, and add small circles inside these.


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Add two more sets of “double curved” lines to the bottom of the almond shape…


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And then add two curved triangles to the top of the head for ears. Add a series of curved lines down the length of these.


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Now, bring two curved, parallel, lines down from the bottom, and add three small “bumps” to the bottom of this, with another shape to the right.


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Add a curved line up from the right of this foot, and take this up, across and back down in a “horseshoe” shape. Add another curved line from the right of the second foot, and take this up and across to the left ear.


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Now, add stripes to the bottom of each front leg, and a curved stripe to the back. Add straight lines above these on each leg, and then a stripe above this on the back leg. Draw similar stripes on the front leg, but this time a little higher, and connect these to the line below with a series of vertical stripes.


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Add lines all across the main body of the cat, and then curved shaped in the top section of the back leg.


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Add patterns to each of the sections you have created along the back of the cat.


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Now, add another leg and paw in front of the back one, and fill this with similar patterns.


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Add a majestic tail curving from the back across to the left, and above the top of the body.


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Fill the tail with patterns and shapes…


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And then use a black fineliner pen to add small circles inside the eyes, with “spokes” connecting this to the outside of the eye.


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Now is the time to bring your “rainbow cat” to life – use your imagination and creativity to add color and vibrancy to your design – there are no set rules here!


And there we have it – a stunning rainbow cat, guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

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