How to Draw a Cute Dog Dabbing

For many of us, dogs are far more than mere pets – they are much-loved members of the family, and we appreciate them for their cuteness, their loyalty, and their intelligence. Teaching a dog to dab, however? Well, let’s take a look at the results!


Tutorial Video


Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 1

Start by using a black pen to create a bumpy line at the top of your page, with three “bumps”.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 2

At the end of this line, add another “bump” -this time, extend the right line down slightly further than before.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 3

Continue this line across to the left and back up, resulting in a “triangle” shape with curved edges and points.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 4

Repeat this rough shape on the right-hand side, this time adding a bottom to create more of a “diamond” shape – these will be your pooches’ ears.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 5

Add another line below the left-hand ear, this time extending to the right, curving around and down, and coming back across to the left. Eventually, this will become the arm of the pup.


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At the end of this line, bring a curved line down out and back in, creating a wave. Add two small marks to the right of this.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 7

Then, add a “bump” at the end of the line, bring the line across horizontally, and then back up and in to create a leg. Curve the line across to the right.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 8

At the end of this, add another horizontal line, and flick the end in towards the left.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 9

Return to the arm, and connect the space with a slight “arrow” shaped line.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 10

Add two small lines to the right-hand end of the arm, creating paws and claws, and two curved lines emerging from above the arm. On either side of these, add two marks, each angled inwards slightly.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 11

Now, add a wavy line beneath the arm, almost like a wavy “W”, and add a semicircle to the space in the middle, creating a mouth and nose area.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 12

Add a series of dots inside this space, ready for whiskers…


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 13

And two solid back shapes just below the arm.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 14

Connect the right side of the nose area to the right ear…


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 15

And then bring a bumpy line down from here, drawing two “bumps”. At the bottom, add a long horizontal line, angled towards the top right-hand corner of the page. Curve the end, and bring another line back in and down.


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Add another “bump” below this, and bring the line down to connect to the right foot you started to draw earlier.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 17

In line with the “bump” on the right, add a “reverse C” shape and add a small line inside this, flicked up at the end.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 18

Add small lines to the right arm to create paws…


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 19

And then use a brown pencil to fill in the ears.


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Then, take an orange pencil, and color the head, the right arm, and the tail at the back. use the shade to add a large “U” to the chest of your dog, and add some color on either side of this.


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 21

Take the black pen, and add a small “X” to the bottom of the “U”.


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Now, use the orange pencil to fill in the rest of the body and legs, leaving this “U” empty.


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Take a pale orange crayon or pencil, and fill in this central space.


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Next, use a gray pen for the bottom of the mouth…


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How to draw a cute dog dabbing step 25

And a gray crayon or pencil for the nose, finishing the design.


And there we have it – your very own super cute dabbing dog! Is he a DJ, a trendsetter, or a mere partygoer – you decide!

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