How to Draw a Cougar 

Also known as mountain lions, cougars are some of the most elusive big cats. In this tutorial, we’ll teach you how to draw a cougar from start to finish.

From their muscular build to their piercing gaze, we’ll guide you through each step to create a striking representation of this magnificent predator.

So grab your pencils and let’s get started on how to draw a cute cougar, that you’ll be proud to show to your family and friend.

Let’s get started, shall we?!


Materials Needed:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Coloring Supplies

Perfect For:

  • Kids
  • Newbies

How to Draw a Cougar Step By Step

Easy Cougar Drawing for Kids

Draw a curved line to start forming the head of the cougar.


Outline the shape of the cougar’s ears.


Step 3

With two curved lines on each side, outline the face of the cougar.


Step 4

Now, add this circular shape to form the mouth of the animal.


Step 5

Now draw the two parts around their mouth where the cougar’s whiskers grow.


Step 6

Draw this curved line to form the cougar’s chin.


Step 7

Add its eyes and nose bridge.


Step 8

Now, draw the shapes below to form the feet of the cougar.


Step 9

Draw this curved line to create the open space between the animal’s legs.


Step 10

Now, draw the back foot.


Step 11

Draw the other back foot.


Step 12

With these few curved lines, form the tail of the cougar.


Step 13

Finally, draw the cougar’s whiskers/mustache


We’ve reached the end of this tutorial on how to draw a cougar and I bet you’re already proud of your drawing uh?

Your final sketch should look like the image on the right. Now you can add some colors to make your drawing more realistic.


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About the Cougar

Cougars, also known as mountain lions or pumas, are large wild cats that can be found in many parts of the Americas, from Canada to South America.

They have a tawny-colored fur and a long tail that helps them balance when they are hunting.

Cougars are excellent hunters and can run very fast to catch their prey, which can include deer, rabbits, and even small animals like squirrels.

They are also very good at climbing trees and jumping long distances. Cougars are solitary animals, which means they prefer to live alone.

They are also very adaptable and can live in a variety of environments, from mountains to forests to deserts.

Cougars are important animals in their ecosystem and help to keep other animal populations in balance. They are also beautiful and fascinating animals that are a joy to learn about and observe.