How to Draw a Dog

Everyone knows that the dog is a mans best friend and we tend to agree!

They are also a great animal to sit down and sketch, there are of course many different breeds and each one has its own specific characteristics which you can really bring to life in your drawing.

We often get asked for a tutorial on how to draw a dog efficiently and we found this cool series of videos from which give simple, easy to follow instructions on how to draw a number of breeds.


How to Draw a German Shepard

The German Shepherd is a large breed of dog that is known for it’s intelligence, protectiveness over family members and inquisitive nature.

How to Draw a Labrador

Labradors are one of the most popular dog breeds in the USA and UK and are known to be friendly and outgoing. They are often used as guide dogs (seeing eye dogs).

How to Draw a Pug

The Pug is a dog with very distinctive facial features and are thought to have a big personality and eagerness to please, though a little lazy!

How to Draw a Border Collie

Border Collies are often used for herding sheep as they are energetic and have a good fitness level. They are also considered to be very intelligent.

How to Draw a Doberman

The Doberman can sometimes be perceived as an aggressive dog and they are therefore sometimes used as guard dogs. They are known to be highly protective and loyal to their owners.

How to Draw a Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier is a small breed of dog historically used for catching rodents. They are thought to be protective, curious and active.

How to Draw an English Bulldog

The English Bulldog is a medium-sized dog and unsurprisingly originated in England. They are known to be kind, courageous and to get on well with children.

Richard Hammond

I am the founder of 9Mousai and am deeply interested in creativity and what inspires it. My main passions are writing, film and music but I have huge respect for all the arts. I'm also an animal lover and have a little cat called Winston and enjoy the occasional whiskey or two...

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