How to Draw a Wolf Face

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In this tutorial, I will show you how to draw the wolf face. This lesson is a continuation of the instruction about drawing a whole wolf.

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How to draw a wolf head step by step

This lesson on how to draw a wolf face will help you depict not only the face of this beautiful animal but also the face of a fox or dog.

As mentioned in the lesson about the wolf, you can color the resulting picture orange, and get a drawing of a fox. Or you can paint the sketch white and get an arctic fox. All these animals are very similar to each other.

Also, you can complicate the work by adding shadows and highlights. This will make your drawing of the wolf’s head more voluminous and lively.

So let’s get started!


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Time needed: 25 minutes.

How to Draw a Wolf Face

  1. Sketch out the outlines of the head.

    The wolf’s head is somewhat similar to a lemon with pointed sides.
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  2. Draw the ears.

    The ears of a wolf look like two symmetrical pointed triangles.
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  3. Draw the nose and mouth.

    The nose looks like an oval, and the mouth looks like a letter W.
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  4. Draw a pattern on the face.

    Try to keep the pattern as symmetrical as possible.
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  5. Detail the wolf’s face.

    Draw the oval eyes, then the lines in the ears, and sharp protruding fangs.
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  6. Color the wolf face.

    As I wrote at the very beginning, you can use gray or light brown colors.
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This wolf face drawing tutorial was simple, and I hope you like it. To have access to this tutorial at any time, you can download the PDF version of the tutorial. In addition to the steps themselves, you will find a coloring page, a tracing worksheet, and a grid drawing worksheet.

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