Dogs are man’s best friend – they’re loyal companions, and they’re a great subject to draw. To help you find your drawing inspiration, I’m releasing a new drawing tutorial every week, and this time, you can learn how to draw a dog step by step.
While there is a wide range of dog breeds, once you know how to draw a realistic dog, you can adapt this to any kind of dog. I’ll show you how to draw a cute dog, from creating the right shape and shading to how to draw a dog head and how to draw a dog face.
The only equipment you’ll need for this tutorial are:
Once you’ve had a go, you’ll see how easy to draw a dog it is!
The first steps
Start with basic shapes and forms
At first, keep your sketches very light
Start drawing the line structure
Start applying shaded shadows according to the dog’s structure
Use the 7B pen to apply shading
Use the blending tool to stamp hatches
Add some fur details with pencil B4
The final result
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