That's it for the guides! From this point on, press harder with your pencil for a more defined drawing of a lioness.
Step 6: Darken the small circles inside the head to create the lynx's eyeballs. Draw the top edges of the guides lower to create the outer shapes of the eyes. On the sides of the eyeballs, draw a series of short angled lines for the corners of the eyes. The outer corners of the eyes should be high and the inner corners should point down toward the nose.
Step 7: Inside each eye, draw a thin, slit-like shape for the lynx's pupils. If you'd like, you can draw the pupils as bigger circles for a more dilated look. On the sides of the pupils, draw a tiny circles for highlights. Extend the lines for the inner corners of the eyes so that they point toward the nose. Add a few short strokes above each eye for a bit of fur.
Step 8: Use the triangle inside the muzzle as a guide to draw the lynx's nose. Darken the top edge of the guide but make the line wavier. Draw short, curved lines on the sides of the nose for the nostrils. Darken the bottom tip of the guide and add a few lines above the tip. Draw longer lines on the top corners of the shape to create the bridge of the nose.
Step 9: Under the lynx's nose, draw a line that curves to the right for the first half of the mouth. The line should stretch all the way to the edge of the big initial circle. Use short strokes for fur. To the left, draw a shorter, curved line for the other side of the cat's mouth. Below the mouth, draw a thin, curved shape that's made up of short strokes for the furry chin. Draw the shape of the chin within the initial circle.