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Wolf Anatomy - Part 1 by Autlaw Wolf Anatomy - Part 1 by Autlaw
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I promised to do a couple of studies of the wolf. As I know there are many canine artists on deviantart and back on my old account people asked me for a tutorial on how to draw their anatomy properly. So here it is (:

It ain't perfect, but I tried to put all my knowledge about their anatomy in it and tried to gather as much information as I could. Yet I wanted to keep it simple, no difficult terms etc. (;

I wanted to submit a large sheet containing everything but it would look unorganized. So I split the sheet up in 3 parts. This one is about:

* skull
* skeleton
* muscle structure
* body silhouette

If there are any mistakes in the spelling, note me and I will change it (I still am not a star in English xD )



:bulletblack: These sketch and study sheets are just the way I have learned to draw wolves. They are just guidelines, of course you don't have to draw them this way. Draw them as you like and use these as anatomical guidelines to help you understand their movement and shapes (; !

:bulletblack: I do not own any of the reference pictures I used for drawing these, they are just studies for improvement and to help others out (;

Part 2: Wolf Anatomy - Part 2 by Autlaw
Part 3: Wolf Anatomy - Part 3 by Autlaw
Part 4: Wolf Anatomy - Part 4 by Autlaw

(c) Autlaw
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:iconayakahagane01:
AyakaHagane01 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Artist
These tutorials have helped me IMMENSELY with drawing wolves. i cannot thank you enough for creating this :)
 
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corr0sive Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I struggle so much with poses, it's terrible. D: 
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:iconautlaw:
Autlaw Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm sure that that will change after some good practise with reference photos or maybe when trying to draw from real life in a zoo (; I used to just to quick gesture sketches with a map of photographs opened on my laptop :] It helps a lot if you want to become better at drawing different poses :3
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ArkSoluStarum Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  New member
This and all the others parts are awesome. this will help me a lot for know more about the wolves and their anatomy. this is a great help for start. thanks!!!
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:iconautlaw:
Autlaw Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm really glad to hear that these help you out ! : D 

No problem ! C: 
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NinjaCat4 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
surely, this must have taken you years to master...
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:iconautlaw:
Autlaw Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, I started drawing wolves and canines in general about 8 years ago c: So up to where I am now, it's 8 years (;
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NinjaCat4 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
yep, that explains it :P
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Ilovedrawingxx Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
Thanks so much. Just what I needed :D (Big Grin)  
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Autlaw Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem c: !
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