How to Draw a Cartoon Wolf

Learn how to draw a great looking Cartoon Wolf with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Cartoon Wolf.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cartoon Wolf

How to Draw a Great Looking Cartoon Wolf for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Cartoon Wolf step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cartoon wolf outline by drawing its eyes. Use curved lines to enclose the curved triangle shapes.

Inside each eye, enclose a series of successively smaller circles. Shade between the two smallest, forming the pupil.

Easy Cartoon Wolf Drawing - Step 2

Cartoon Wolf step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Sketch the canine’s face. Use curved lines to contour above the eyes. Enclose the rounded triangle shape of the nose and the “W” shape of the lips below it.

Use curved lines for the lower lip and at the corners of the mouth.

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Easy Cartoon Wolf Drawing - Step 3

Cartoon Wolf step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Use curved lines that meet at jagged points to draw the furry sides of the face.

Easy Cartoon Wolf Drawing - Step 4

Cartoon Wolf step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Next, draw the ears. Use curved lines to enclose the triangular shapes. Connect the ears, enclosing the top of the head.

Draw another curved line across each ear, then use a series of lines that meet at jagged points to enclose its furry interior.

Easy Cartoon Wolf Drawing - Step 5

Cartoon Wolf step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw the fur of the wolf’s chest. Use a series of curved lines that meet at jagged points to enclose the inverted triangle shape. Texture the fur with short curved lines.

Easy Cartoon Wolf Drawing - Step 6

Cartoon Wolf step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw the wolf’s leg. Use long curved lines for the sides of the leg. At the elbow, use short lines that meet at jagged points.

At the bottom of the leg, enclose the toes and paw using overlapping curved lines.

Easy Cartoon Wolf Drawing - Step 7

Cartoon Wolf step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw the remaining foreleg, a mirror image of the first. Use long curved lines for the sides of the leg. At the elbow, use short lines that meet at jagged points.

At the bottom of the leg, enclose the toes and paw using overlapping curved lines.

Add More Details to Your Cartoon Wolf Picture - Step 8

Cartoon Wolf step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw the rear legs. First, use a series of overlapping curved lines to draw the toes.

Then, extend curved lines from the shoulder to the toes to enclose the legs. Finally, draw a short line connecting the front legs.

Complete the Outline of Your Cartoon Wolf Drawing - Step 9

Cartoon Wolf step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw the wolf’s fluffy tail. Use curved lines that meet at jagged points.

Color Your Cartoon Wolf Drawing

Cartoon Wolf step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your cartoon wolf outline is now complete. Color your feisty character.

We’ve shaded our example in gray and white. Wolves can also be solid black or white, or grey mixed with black, white, brown, or reddish-brown.

Easy, step by step Cartoon Wolf drawing tutorial
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If you're so bored you feel like howling at the moon, this cartoon wolf drawing can help.

Wolves are an important part of the ecosystem of the northern reaches of North America and Eurasia. They have long captured our imaginations with their haunting vocalizations, communicative social structure, and mysterious solitary ways.

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This wolf is drawn in an anime style - can you see the jagged similarities between its fur and human manga hairstyle drawings?

In fact, wolves - and humans who turn into wolves - are frequent denizens of anime worlds. Don't forget that wolves travel in packs - here's another anime wolf drawing to try. You can also learn how to draw an anime dog here to continue practicing your skills.

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