How to Draw a Dog Running Away

We all know that dogs love to run – and usually at the least appropriate moments! Ready to bring this heartwarming scene to life in just a few simple steps? Let’s get started!


Tutorial Video


Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Begin your drawing by selecting a black pen, and drawing a cone shape in the left half of your page.


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Divide the cone in two with a vertical line up the middle…


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And then bring a curved line across and down towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page.


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At the end of this, add a square “c” shape to create the face and nose of your dog.


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Add a small, curved shape to the bottom line for a tongue…


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And then add another line just below this, stretching to the right, for the bottom of the jaw.


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Now, add a small “bump” to the front of the nose…


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And then draw a jagged line down from the front of the face, across to the right, and down to meet the bottom of the jaw.


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Draw a small almond shape above this for an eye, and fill this in almost completely, leaving a small dot at the front. Add a short mark above this for an eyebrow.


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Now, return to the ear at the top, and bring a curved line down towards the bottom right-hand corner of the page.


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Connect the two sides of the neck with two curved lines for a collar…


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And then extend the top line out to the right slightly.


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Now, switch to a green pen, and draw a large loop above the line you just drew. Then, bring this line down, loop it back up and across towards the top right-hand corner of the page, before ending in another loop.


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Grab the black pen, and continue the back line across the top of the second “loop”.


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And then bring a line down from just behind the collar, waving it across, down, and then off to the bottom right-hand corner.


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Curve this down and up to create a leg and paw, and then repeat this shape on the left.


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Add two small marks to the end of the paws for toes.


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Now, continue the line across from the right leg, and angle this up slightly.


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Continue the top line down to a short diagonal, and then curve it across and up to meet the bottom line.


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Add another foot to the back…


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And repeat this with another foot above.


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Now, add a small “bump” to the top of the back.


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Draw a curved line above the collar, on the neck.


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Now, add another ear to the front of the head, just in front of the first one.


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Switch to a black fineliner pen, and add thin, pointed shapes inside each of the ears.


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Next, use the black pen to fill in the tip of the nose…


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And a pink pen for the tongue and the inside of the ears.


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Grab a light orange pen, and shade the main body of your dog.


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Use the green pen to fill in the collar.


And there we have it – your very own dog, living their very best doggy life! What could be better than that?

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