Drawing a tiger sounds simple, but some steps help you draw a tiger in some simple steps. In this tutorial, we are learning how to draw a tiger for kids.
In this tutorial, we will show you step by step drawing of a tiger for kids. Especially this tutorial is for kids and beginners.
Art Materials & Equipment
- Pencil Color
- Eraser (Erase If Made Mistake)
- Sharpener (To Sharp Pencil)
- Compass (Alternative)
Tiger is the biggest wild animal in the cat family, it is one the strongest animals of the jungle. Tiger is a “Carnivorous” animal which means it is a flesh-eating animal; it hunts other animals for food. Tiger has a long and strong body. It has four legs, strong paws with sharp nails and one tail.
Generally, it is found in orange colour with black stripes on it, but white tigers have a black stripe on white skin. Generally, their eyes are similar to a cat’s eye but the white tiger has blue eyes. Tigers produce the sound of “Roaring” which can be heard from 3 km away.
Tigers live up to 26 years when they live in the jungle but in zoos, they live only 16- 18 years. A tiger can eat approximately 25 to 27 kg of flesh in one day. Female tigers are called “Tigress” and it gives birth to their offspring called “Cub”.
On average tigress gives birth to 3-4 cubs at a time. Tiger is the national animal of India. Tiger is a very intelligent and powerful animal. Tiger is a carnivorous animal.
A tiger has four legs, two eyes, two ears and a tail. Tigers are of different colours, such as orange, white and blue stripes. These black stripes help hide the tiger in the forest so that it can hunt easily. A tiger is a mammal, it gives birth to a child.
Steps To Draw A Tiger
Species of tigers are in a state of extinction all over the world. Conservation of tigers is very important for the balance of nature, Follow the steps below to easily draw a tiger step by step.
We are starting by drawing a perfect circle like below in the image. You can even use a compass or any circular object to draw a circle. ( Roughly )
Now, draw the tiger’s body part, draw a curved line for the back-side of the tiger, similarly now draw front two(2) legs and back legs, draw according to it. ( Roughly )
Now, draw the head of the tiger, draw in the same circle(Step1) and in the top of the head draw two tiger’s ears, draw a half-small circle on the right side and left side of the head for drawing the ears and inside the ears draw another small half circle. And in the centre of the ears draw small hairs facing the right and left side, draw as shown in the drawing below. ( Fairly )
Similarly, now for the front side of the legs, draw the hind legs of the tiger and curve it to draw the foot and claws of the tiger and repeat the steps for drawing another leg, and draw a bit long legs and in the middle of the right and left leg curve it a bit for the furry chest of the tiger, draw according to the image. ( Fairly )
Again, now draw the backside of the legs, repeat the same step(Step4) for the right leg and for the left leg draw as shown in the drawing. And draw a curved line for the back of the tiger and similarly draw a long tail as drawn below, and inside the body draw a bit curved line for the stomach and the furry chest of the cute tiger. ( Fairly )
Similarly, now erase the rough lines which we have drawn in earlier steps (Step 1 & 2).
Similarly, now colour it black in the side of the ears and in the face, draw four(4) pointed lines in the cheek, and in the forehead draw (letter m)like shape and again draw small (letter r)like shape and colour it black. Now for the body part, draw pointed lines in the back of the tiger and in the legs also and colour it back. Now for the tail, similarly draw lines and colour it black and leave it in the middle, draw as drawn in the drawing below. ( Fairly )
Lastly, now for the tiger’s face, draw a small circle for the charming eyes and in the eyes draw another small circle for the pupils and again draw eyebrow in the top of the eyes, now draw oval like shape for the nose and inside the nose draw a small circle as drawn below, and draw (letter w)like the shape of the mouth of the tiger and draw whisker in the cheek(side of the mouth), draw as in the drawing below.
Colouring a tiger
After the drawing of the cute tiger is completed we move forward with colouring the tiger. For colouring, we had chosen some basic colours. You can fill colour according to our wish too.
Final Image of tiger
After colouring, we get a cute tiger full body. You can use a pencil colour(We made it digital). Alternatively, you even can change colours while colouring.
Finally, we draw a cute tiger and colour it beautifully. I hope you find our tutorial easy.
This is how you can draw a tiger for beginners easily with a stepwise tutorial for kids. Comment below if you find our tutorial helpful and suggest “NAME” if you have any requests or you have any problems while drawing it.