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This is an simplified guide for how to draw an aspect of human anatomy. Start by drawing a grid, then placing the red dots on the grid in the same locations as the red dots in the first image. Use the black lines in the first image to help set up your drawing. The second image shows how these lines can be used to develop your drawing. 

Click here to see an example of all the steps in this process. 


For this drawing, use an 8x6 grid.
8 units wide
6 units tall

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Parts of the skull illustrated on this page:

  • Sphenoid bone
  • Frontal bone
  • Temporal bone
  • Parietal bone
  • Occipital bone
  • Nasal bone
  • Maxilla
  • Mental foramen
  • Zygomatic arch
  • Mandible
  • Styloid process
  • Mastoid process
  • External acoustic meatus