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How to Draw a Wolf

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Here in this lesson - how to draw a wolf...

We've got a simplified version of everyone's favorite wild canine - dark grey and white in color, and view from the side, in a standing position.

While working through it - see if you can change some of the features on the animal, to make it more unique to you.

And yes, one easy way to go about it - would be to change its color, markings, and eyes.

OK, here goes...

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This is How to Draw a Wolf...

Well, yes - this is *one way*, anyways - to draw this animal.

And here in this lesson, I've broken things down ahead of time - so that hopefully, you'll have an easier time picturing the structure of the animal, before you go ahead and draw.

Take a look at the beginnings of this framework below, to see what I mean...

How to Draw a Wolf

And then again - this time - with additional colors, lines to mark off key features in the animal, those like "line of action (spine)", ears, and legs.

Here's how it looks...

How to Draw a Wolf

Fading this part out to a low opacity now - let's get to the actual lines.

And remember, when learning how to draw a wolf like this one - *or anything* for that matter...

While the framework can be helpful, please remember - it's only there to give you an idea of structure - simplified, as it could be seen, underneath the fur and skin of the animal.

OK, here's how to draw a wolf - starting with the left eye, nose, and upper snout...

How to Draw a Wolf

And then, fading what we just drew - out to a light grey color...

Next go ahead and sketch in the ear of the wolf, the other eye, and more of the head - perhaps, something like this...

How to Draw a Wolf

Carrying on now - head in place, move right and down the drawing - and gradually bring the back, neck, and part of the hind leg into view.

Use quick wispy lines to help...

How to Draw a Wolf

More still, keep right on going with your cartoon wolf drawing - sketching in the left front leg, and more of the left back leg.

Keep in mind, we draw these legs first - as they appear closest to the observer.

Here's how it looks...

How to Draw a Wolf

Looking good!

And almost done our lesson now - how to draw a wolf.

So just a few more things - go ahead and sketch in the tail, the chest, and yes - mirror the right legs from the left, too.

Like this...

How to Draw a Wolf

Some lines to help separate the soon-to-be white areas, from the dark grey...

How to Draw a Wolf

And then alas - lines only!

How to Draw a Wolf

One last step now - and just as always, the very best part of the lesson...

How to Draw a Wolf

Adding that splash of color!

And yes, that's all for the lesson - how to draw a cartoon wolf - complete.

Well, more lessons to come - be sure to cast your vote for this Friday's lesson, too!

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