How to Draw Mammal Noses

Want to draw mammal noses? Learn to see the similarities of structure across species and then the nuance of the details of the particular species you are drawing. Practice drawing noses from the front, side and three-quarter view. Start with a light ghost drawing to block in the basic shape. Notice that the nostrils make a “dyslexic 66” with the second 6 reversed. Fill up a page with drawing of noses from photographs you find in close-up photographs online. In each example, click the first image to start a step-by-step slideshow.

Dog Family Noses

Cat Family Noses

Horse Noses