Bear Anatomy Drawing

Artist: Dawn / January 11, 2015

Step 1.

Skeleton - I'm going to dissect this bear anatomy from bone to flesh. Let's observe the skeleton of a basic generic bear. Notice how the bones of a bear aren't as complex as say a human, yet they have a back-leg that resembles a human's foot/leg. Tho   

Step 2.

Organs - Here's a simplistic breakdown of a Ursidae's organs. Notice there isn't much here, just the basics. This reference would be great to use if you're drawing again, gory scenes or some sort of macabre which requires references of Ursidae organs   

Step 3.

The Muscular Anatomy - Here's another breakdown of the muscular components that dress the bear. Study all the various tendon discolorations and the way the muscles intersect with one another.

Step 4.

A bear's claws and paws are pretty complex structures. They can have claws (depending on the species of bear) up to 4 inches of claw length. The paw pads are also very different than say a canine or feline. When drawing bear claws, make sure you draw   

Step 5.

Here I've scribbled two very simple illustrations of a black bear and a typical grizzly (brown) bear. Notice how the black bear has a rounded backside as well as a less prominent shoulder bone like the brown bear does. The claws for the black bear ar   

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Artist: Dawn
Date Added: January 11, 2015
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Description: Hey guys! I've been hella busy with personal matters that I haven't got around to submitting more tutorials. This and the snake anatomy tutorial was one of my favorites upon making them at the time and I know you guys are going love it! For those of you who need references of anatomy structures of these beautiful creatures but can't seem to find any clear references of them online, this is meant for you. I hope you guys will enjoy this lesson as much as I had creating it. Thanks for viewing and stay tuned because more tuts are going to be typhooning your way!