How to Draw a Blue Dog

We all know that dogs are a man’s best friend, and the last thing that they will do is make you feel blue – no matter what color they happen to be!

To celebrate these wonderful pets, let’s draw our own blue dog!


Tutorial Video


Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start by taking a cyan pen, and drawing two angled lines in the center of your page, one just above the other.


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At the end of the top line, add a curve down towards the bottom right-hand corner of your page, and then angle a short line across to the left.


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Below this, add a curved “point”, and then continue the bottom line across, and curve it back up towards the center. Then, bring a line down from the end of the left line, and curve this across to the right, and back up to the center.


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Use a red pen to create a small rectangle shape to connect both shapes in the center.


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Fill this rectangle in with the red pen…


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And then use a yellow pen to add a small oval shape to the right section. Add a smaller oval inside this first one.


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Use the yellow to fill in the main outer ring of the oval…


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And then use a blue pen to add a large oval to the right-hand side.


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Draw a long “teardrop” shape inside the nose, and add a smaller circle below this.


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Fill in this shape, leaving the smaller sections blank, to create a nose for your pooch.


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Use the blue pen to add a series of small circles beneath the nose…


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And then bring two lines up from above the eye, before bending then across to the left and joining in a curve to create an ear.


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Fill in the ear and outline the eye with the blue pen…


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And then add a second ear to the right of this, this time pointing straight up and slightly to the left. Add a series of large “splodges” across the body.


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Now, add two short legs to the front of the body…


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And another two to the back.


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Bring a curved line up and across to a point for the tail…


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And then use a cyan pen for the rest of the body.


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Finally, use a black fineliner pen for the detail of the eye to complete your pup!


And just like that, you have turned a blue dog from a curiosity into a reality!

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