how to draw a wolf step by step
Do you want to be able to draw a wolf? This tutorial will explain step by step how to draw a wolf step by step. For each step, you will have detailed examples of the features and shapes you will have to make to reproduce on a sheet of paper. All you need to do is :
  • A sheet of paper
  • A ruler
  • A pencil
  • A pen or a felt-tip pen

For your first attempts, we recommend that you use a pencil to erase and improve your drawing more easily. Are you ready? Let's get started!


Step 1: Draw two lines to make the wolf's head. One vertical line passing through the middle of your sheet and the horizontal line passing through the other middle. Make sure that the intersection of these two lines creates a cross in the center of your sheet.

Add the top shape of the head by creating a curve on each side of the vertical line. Then draw the jaw of the wolf.

how to draw a wolf head

Step 2: Make the ears slightly triangular and connect them together by drawing a curved line.

wolf head draw step by step


Step 3: From the horizontal line, draw a pair of vertical lines downwards. Then, from these, draw another set of oblique lines going towards the large vertical starting line.

Draw a semi-circle with its open ends and connects the two oblique lines from the previous step. From these points of intersection, draw two curves pointing upwards to define the shape of the muzzle.

realistic wolf head


Step 4: Place the eyes so that their upper ends slightly overlap the horizontal starting line. A little higher up, the "eyelids" are formed from two lines that run towards the outer sides of the head.

Next, draw the muzzle in a round shape and then the mouth.

realistic wolf head drawing


Step 5: Now we will refine the shape of the face by erasing the starting straight lines and replacing them with various more natural curves. These will help to better define the shape of the wolf's head while making it already more realistic.

The places where you will need to add these curves are the inner sides of the ears, the upper part of the muzzle, the mouth and the lower part of the eyes.

wolf head easy to draw

Step 6: You can now color the wolf's face as shown below. Use a pen or marker from this step. This will allow you to easily erase the lines made without affecting the parts of the drawing that you really want to keep. Be sure to wait for the pen/marker to dry before erasing the rest, as it may dirty your drawing.

tutorial wolf head

Step 7: Draw the fur for the inner area of the face. For this step, add fur patterns for the inner part of the animal's face.

11 step to draw a wolf head

Step 8: Draw fur for the outer parts of the ears with tiny lines forming a set of small tufts.

For the inner part of the ears, you can draw much longer lines.

big wolf head drawing


Step 9: Finally, draw the last set of tufts of fur that will define the outer shape of the wolf's face.

realistic wolf head drawing


Step 10: Once you are finished with the fur, wait for the ink to dry and then clean your drawing by erasing the pencil strokes you drew beforehand.

small wolf head drawing


Step 11: To finish the drawing, you can give your wolf a mustache. In general, they are quite short and thin compared to other animals such as cats. Draw them with only a few curved lines.

wolf head drawing beginner

There you go! You've made a realistic wolf's head, do you like it?



how to draw a wolf howling at the moon

Step 1: Draw 2 circles, the top one being slightly smaller.

how to draw a wolf howling

Step 2: As you can see, the lower circle will help you draw the head from the eyes to the ears. The second circle will allow you to draw the mouth easily.


drawing wolf howling at the moon

Step 3: Erase the markers to represent the hairs to get a realistic wolf.

draw wolf howling

Step 4: Apply the color if you wish.

Congratulations, you've finished your drawing of a wolf howling at the moon. You can decorate your room with this symbol with our beautiful canvas.



In many cultures, the wolf is a strong symbol that illustrates wisdom, an appetite for adventure, loyalty and strength. Even if the wolf is primarily considered as a true guide of life, its image is used in many cartoons to represent mischief and cunning.

The most well-known stories include the three little pigs and the wolf as well as Little Red Riding Hood, whose visit to his grandmother will be overwhelmed by an encounter with a woodland wolf. And if you like art and cartoons, don't hesitate to discover our temporary wolf tattoos as well as the cartoon cap.

Do you want to know how to draw a cartoon wolf? We've prepared a step-by-step method for you to reproduce in your notebook, for example. As for the first drawing, you will only need a sheet of paper and an object with which you can draw a real cartoon wolf.

You can use a marker, pencil, pen or even a marker. We still recommend that you use a pencil for your first attempts, so that you can erase and start over details you have missed.

Make a light sketch first, without pressing hard on the pencil lead, because you will be led to erase some first lines, called guide lines, as you complete your drawing.

how to draw a cartoon wolf

Step 1: Draw two circles underneath each other. Then draw a curve that will be used to draw the wolf's snout. Finally, draw two lines above the upper circle to form the base of the cartoon's ears.

 easy cartoon wolf drawing

Step 2: Draw a circle slightly offset from the main axis of the first two circles made in step one. Connect it to the lower circle using two curves. This will form the base of our cartoon wolf's body.
Add the wolf's nose and draw the ears.

cartoon wolf drawing 

Step 3: We will now proceed to draw the wolf's paws and tail. Start by drawing an oval shape at the bottom of the base of the wolf's body, that's the wolf's thigh. Then, at the end, draw the leg of the wolf cartoon.

Then add two straight lines at the bust to draw the front paws.

Finally, draw the wolf's tail. To help you respect the proportions, raise your line once the tail reaches the level of the wolf's ears.

 drawing wolf cartoon

Step 4: Now, we will proceed to add the details in order to finalize the drawing. Start with the wolf's head, drawing the eyes, snout, and fangs. Once you like the result you can re-draw these lines with a felt pen before erasing the lines previously made with a pencil. Don't forget to let the ink dry before erasing.

Then proceed with the wolf's paws and claws and finish by drawing a ruffled tail.

wolf cartoon

Step 5: Perfect! Now you have a beautiful cartoon wolf! You can add some colors if you want to finalize your drawing.

If you like art and wolf drawing, discover our wolf temporary tattoos!

cartoon wolf temporary tattoo 



How could you not fall in love with those little pups? Far from the image of the powerful and ferocious wolf, this animal is above all a head of a family who would give his life for his offspring. If you can't be the happy owner of a baby wolf, we suggest you discover how to draw these adorable little beasts. And if you wish to acquire your little wolf, the adorable one should also fill you with happiness.

Get out your most beautiful pencils, we explain you how to draw a wolf in 6 steps. 


easy wolf pup drawing

Step 1:For this first step, use a pencil so that you can easily erase the lines later.

Let's start by drawing the base of the cub by tracing two oval shapes. The upper oval shape is cut out of a curve which we will use to draw the details of the cub's head. Once you are done, go to the next step.

drawing cub

Step 2: Draw the cub's ear and muzzle with the help of previously drawn lines.

 wolf pup drawing step by step

Step 3: Now we'll add some details to finalize the head of the wolf. Draw an arc of a circle at the muzzle to draw the nose. Then, draw the eye just above the first curve that cuts the oval shape on either side.
Finally, draw the second ear of the wolf. You are done with the wolf head. Let's finish the body.

 cute wolf pup drawing

Step 4: Trace the wolf's body following the oval shapes previously drawn until you get the same result as the picture above.

 drawing young wolf

Step 5: You are almost done! Draw the wolf's paw to finalize your masterpiece.

 cute wolf cub drawing

Step 6: Re-draw the lines with a felt-tip pen, wait for the ink to dry and erase the oval shapes you used as a base.
Congratulations, you've just drawn a cut wolf pup! 

You can now hang your magnificent works of art. However, if you wish to perfect the decoration of your den, we have prepared a complete collection of wolf canvas for you. You will surely find the one that suits you among our large choice of paintings printed in high definition.

wolf painting canvas

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