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How to draw a wolf head with a pencil step-by-step tutorial.

Updated: Dec 6, 2023

In this drawing tutorial, we will look at how to draw a wolf's head with a pencil step-by-step. The wolf is said to be a cunning, intelligent, and incredibly cautious predator. He is often endowed with human qualities. The wolf looks like a dog in the drawing. Therefore, we will depict only its beautiful, smart muzzle.

How to draw a wolf head with a pencil step-by-step tutorial.

Step 1. Outline the wolf's head, eyes, nose, and ears.

Let's start drawing the wolf's head by outlining the future image from a simple figure and horizontal axes for the eyes and nose and vertical ones for the ears, the center of the muzzle, and the neck.

How to draw a wolf head. Step 1. Outline the wolf's head, eyes, nose, and ears.

Step 2. Continue outlining the wolf's muzzle with additional contour lines.

Continue adding contour auxiliary lines to mark the position and shapes of the eyes, nose, and ears on the wolf's muzzle. Look carefully where and how the additional lines are drawn.

How to draw a wolf head. Step 2. Continue outlining the wolf's muzzle with additional contour lines.

Step 3. Draw the wolf's muzzle using the auxiliary lines.

Using the auxiliary lines we built in the previous steps, draw the ears and eyes, refine the shape of the tip of the nose, and designate the mouth.

How to draw a wolf head. Step 3. Draw the wolf's muzzle using the auxiliary lines.

Step 4. Drawing the fur on the wolf's muzzle.

It is important to observe the correct direction of the hair growing on the wolf's muzzle. It is the way it is located that determines the character and aesthetics of the animal.

How to draw a wolf head. Step 4. Drawing the fur on the wolf's muzzle.

Step 5. Continue hatching the wolf's head to show the fur growing in different directions.


From drawing to drawing, we enhance the effect and change the pencil to a softer number in the spectrum.

How to draw a wolf head. Step 5. Continue hatching the wolf's muzzle to show the fur growing in different directions.

Step 6. Finalizing the drawing of the wolf's head.

In the last step of our wolf head drawing tutorial, we will show that this is a gray wolf. Let's add saturation to the stroke and correct small details, creating a holistic image.

How to draw a wolf head. Step 6. Finalizing the drawing of the wolf's head.

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