How to Draw Sylvester From Looney Tunes

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw Sylvester From Looney Tunes in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw Sylvester From Looney Tunes - Step-by-Step Tutorial

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Interesting Facts about Sylvester from Looney Tunes

Sylvester first appeared in the “Looney Tunes” episode “Life with Feathers” in 1945, though he didn’t appear with Tweety Bird until 1947. He is a black-and-white house cat who is often seen trying to catch mice and birds, particularly the famous Tweety Pie. Although you could consider him a mischievous villain, he’s a likeable father when featured with his son, Sylvester Jr. Sylvester is determined and prideful, but often fails to succeed in the tasks he sets out to accomplish.

Did you know?

  • Sylvester’s name is a play on the scientific word for wild cats: “silvestris”.
  • Many of the Looney Tunes have catch phrases; Sylvester’s is “Sufferin’ succotash”.
  • In his first appearance, Sylvester was named Thomas, probably a reference to the famous “Tom and Jerry”.
  • Compared to other Looney Tunes characters, Sylvester has died the most, in eight different episodes.
  • Besides Tweetie Bird, Sylvester has also chased the mouse Speedy Gonzalez and the young kangaroo Hippety Hopper.
  • Sylvester is the “Puddy Tat” in the famous line “I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat”.

Sylvester has a trademark lisp that affects his catch phrase and most of his speech. It is similar to the voice of Daffy Duck, another Looney Tune, and is the closest to voice actor Mel Blanc’s actual speaking voice.