How To Draw A Dog: Easy Step By Step Video Tutorial

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 month for one year, 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!

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How to draw a dog - easy step by step video tutorial

Equipment

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

Check my recommendations below for the best colored pencils and artist tools.

Faber-Castell Art Grip Aquarelle Colored Pencil Set

The best for colored pencil art

 

rOtring Isograph Technical Drawing Pen Set

The best pen for high precision drawings & sketches

The best for sketching, line art & lettering

Sakura Pigma Graphic 1 Pen


Blackwing 602 Pencil

The best pencil for sketching and drawing

Paper Pads Arteza

The best paper for sketching and drawing

 

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My name is Outmane, 2D / 3D graphic designer and artist from France.
I am an avid reader of books on creativity and innovation. I have a great appreciation for minimalism in art and design. I’m always looking for effective ways to boost creativity.

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