how to draw a kawaii cat ghost

How to Draw a Cute Cat Ghost

I love drawing cute chibi animals.

These types of drawings are super cute to add to any notebook or planner and they also make great drawing projects for kids.

I’ve already done a lot of tutorials on drawing cute and kawaii animals that you can check out here.

Since Halloween is coming up, I thought I’d cover how to draw a cute cat ghost. You can check out my witch ghost drawing tutorial here.

Today, you’ll learn to draw this:

7 - add details to the cat ghost

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I am currently using an iPad Pro and an Apple Pencil to create my digital art.

But you can use any tool – a pen and paper or color pencils or Copic markers or Photoshop because the drawing method remains the same.

How to draw a cat ghost – Step by step for beginners

I always start with simple shapes so that anyone can do this drawing.

Let’s start with the top of the cat’s head. We’ll draw a small curve like this:

1 - draw a simple curve

Next, I will draw the cat’s ears – draw two pointy shapes like this:

2 - draw the cat ears

Next, we are going to draw the sides of the cat ghost – so draw 2 curves like this:

3 - draw the sides of the cat ghost

Next, draw the cat ghost’s paws – draw two protrusions like this:

4 - draw the cat ghost's arms

Now, we are going to draw the cat ghost’s tail – so I’m going to draw a pointy end but I’ll draw it in the corner facing the left side – this gives the ghost a very cute appearance!

5 - draw the tail of the cute ghost

Lastly, draw the eyes and mouth – make your cat ghost cute and not too scary or intimidating!

6 - draw the cute cat ghost face


Doesn’t he look adorable?

Now, color your ghost with a white pencil or crayon – you can also use cream.

Make sure you add 2 blush spots for that extra touch of cuteness!

7 - add details to the cat ghost

Draw kawaii characters and make stickers!


You’ve learned how to draw a cute cat ghost.

You can go ahead and add this drawing to your planner or notebook to make it come to life!

Drawing Resources

I hope this tutorial was helpful to you and you enjoyed drawing this cute cat ghost. You can also use this as a cat ghost drawing reference.

If you’d like to learn to draw more cute things, check out these books!

If you want to see more tutorials on drawing kawaii animals and kawaii things, please leave a comment below on what you’d like to see next!

I will be adding more kawaii drawing tutorials (animals, food, and lots of things) to this blog, so keep a lookout!

If you are interested in drawing in a kawaii style and then selling clipart or merchandise on Etsy, check out this course!

Learn how to create kawaii characters.

My old bud Ilaria (we’ve been friends on Instagram back when I had Instagram) created this course! I’ve watched her grow from 0 followers, and I’m so, so proud of her!

And believe it or not, there is not 1 single good online course about learning how to draw kawaii art and then making physical stickers on the internet. I’ve been looking for a course like this for a long, long time.

And it’s finally here!!!

You can create your own stickers and print them and sell them on Etsy or any space! She goes into detail about how to draw the characters.

This is by far one of the best courses I’ve taken that is so cute and so educational.

The course is in English, and it’s amazing!

What do you need?

A sketchbook, Photoshop, and a graphic tablet so that you can draw the kawaii characters. If you want to make stickers, you’ll need a printer and sticker sheets.

Even if you don’t want to make stickers and just draw kawaii characters, this course is perfect!

Check it out here!

And if you are really keen on improving your drawings or you want to create cute kawaii animals and kawaii people, check out this second course by Sara.

Sara teaches you how to draw anything in a nice kawaii style. I really love these kinds of courses because they’re so easy to learn and it’s very easy to get clients because this is a really relatable drawing style.

It is in Italian but it comes with subtitles and it’s really easy to follow.

Check it out here!

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If you are just getting started with ProCreate, I highly recommend this course: Procreate for Beginners: Digital Illustration 101

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