How to Draw a Wolf Skull

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

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a beautiful Wolf Skull.

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Complete Wolf Skull drawing
Complete Wolf Skull drawing

Wolves are magnificent canines that live and hunt in packs. The gray wolf is common across northern Europe and North America. But even this alpha predator eventually dies, leaving its bones behind.

Did you know? In 2019, scientists discovered a frozen wolf's head in Siberia that they believe to be 40,000 years old. It was larger than any wolf today and still had flesh, fur, and teeth.

That same year, an equally well preserved wolf pup believed to be 18,000 years old was found in the same region. The puppy may represent the ancestor of both modern wolves and domestic dogs.

Would you like to draw a cartoon wolf skull? This easy, step-by-step cartoon drawing tutorial is here to show you how. All you will need is a pen, pencil, or marker and a sheet of paper. You may also want to color your finished drawing.

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Creating a boneyard? You can also learn to draw a human skull, bull's skull, or bird skull.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Werewolf, Wolf Howling, and Snarling Wolf.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Wolf Skull

How to Draw a Great Looking Wolf Skull for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

How to Draw a Wolf Skull Step 01

1. Begin by outlining the top of the skull using a long curved line. Draw the orbit of the eye socket using a "C" shaped line.

Easy Wolf Skull Drawing - Step 2

How to Draw a Wolf Skull Step 02

2. Draw another curved line across the opening of the "C" to outline the back of the orbit, giving it a three-dimensional appearance. Then, draw the nasal cavity. Draw a curved line like the top and one side of a heart, then draw a "C" shaped line across the open side. Above the heart, draw a straight line parallel to the snout of the skull.

Easy Wolf Skull Drawing - Step 3

How to Draw a Wolf Skull Step 03

3. Draw another curved line beside the heart like shape. Then, draw the teeth. Enclose each tooth using a curved line.

Easy Wolf Skull Drawing - Step 4

How to Draw a Wolf Skull Step 04

4. Draw one more tooth beside the first, then draw the larger canine teeth. For each tooth, use curved lines to enclose a curved triangle with rounded corners. Don't forget the tooth partially hidden on the opposite side.

Easy Wolf Skull Drawing - Step 5

How to Draw a Wolf Skull Step 05

5. From the downward facing canine tooth, draw two sets of short, connected, curved lines. This contours the opening of the mouth.

Easy Wolf Skull Drawing - Step 6

How to Draw a Wolf Skull Step 06

6. Complete the end of the top jaw with a curved line. Then, use pairs of curved lines to enclose teeth like rounded triangles.

Easy Wolf Skull Drawing - Step 7

How to Draw a Wolf Skull Step 07

7. Use curved lines to enclose triangular teeth along the bottom jaw.

Add More Details to Your Wolf Skull Picture - Step 8

How to Draw a Wolf Skull Step 08

8. Draw overlapping lines at the base of the skull. Then, contour the skull with curved lines above the eye socket like a brow, between the eye sockets, and below the eye socket.

Complete the Outline of Your Wolf Skull Drawing - Step 9

How to Draw a Wolf Skull Step 09

9. Outline the lower jaw using a long curved line. Complete the jaw where it meets the skull with additional curved lines.

Color Your Wolf Skull Drawing

How to Draw a Wolf Skull Step 10

Color your cartoon wolf skull. Bones are often bleached white by the sun, but they may be brown, grey, yellow, green, or black, depending on the conditions.

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