How To Draw A Rat? Easy And Simple Step-By-Step Guide

Due to the spread of plague and disease, rats have acquired a somewhat negative reputation among humans.

Although they have been responsible for similar actions in the past, they have generally misunderstood creatures.

They may be quite intelligent and resourceful and also make wonderful pets! Likewise, rats frequently appear in cartoons, and learning how to draw a rat is a fascinating approach to creating rodent settings.

If you’re a fan of these misunderstood rodents, this sketching instruction is not to be missed! This 8-step tutorial on drawing a rat will show you how to make a cartoon representation of one of these clever little rodents.

Step By Step Guide On How To Draw A Rat

Step 1:

Draw the outline of a rat as shown in the reference image, and next, draw a shape to make it look realistic.

Step 2:

Draw facial details on the rat’s face as shown in the reference image. Next, draw the ears of a rat to make it look realistic.

Step 3:

Draw the rat’s legs as shown in the reference image. Then draw the mustache of the rat by making three lines on the left and right sides of the rat’s face.

Step 4:

Draw the rat’s tail to make it look realistic.

Step 5:

Outline the whole rat’s drawing with a black marker, as shown in the reference image.

Step 6:

It’s time to fill color in our drawing. Fill yellow color in rat’s face as shown in the reference image.

Step 7:

Also, fill the yellow color in the tail and legs of the rat to make it look realistic.

Step 8:

Finally, pair the yellow color with the red color, as shown in the reference picture.


At the outset of this tutorial on drawing a rat, we stated that this is a misunderstood creature. We hope you enjoyed working against this stereotype as you created this adorable cartoon depiction of this cunning rodent!

We also hope that this tutorial made drawing such a great image easier than you anticipated. If you enjoyed working on this guide, you would be pleased to learn that we have much more available on our website.

We will release many more soon, so keep checking back to find your next entertaining guide! Will you add your features, background ideas, and color choices to this drawing? Enjoy being inventive with it!

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