How to Draw a Dog {Step by Step}

Let’s learn how to draw a dog with this easy to follow tutorial. Step by step you’ll learn how to draw the cutest dog. If your kids love puppies as much as we do, they’re going to have so much fun with this drawing tutorial!

We made this three page, nine-step tutorial with kids in mind, so kids of all ages will be drawing their own cute dog in no time!

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Let’s draw a dog!

How To Draw A Dog Step By Step

New to drawing? No problem! Today we will teach you how to draw a cartoon dog with front legs out of basic shapes and simple steps.

This step by step guide with use a few lines. A curved line, straight line, drops, and ovals to create the dog’s body, the dog’s head, dog’s nose, back legs or hind legs, and the dog face.

Practice your drawing skills with this step by step drawing tutorial teaching you to draw man’s best friend.

Create an easy dog drawing

There are so many benefits to learning how to draw a dog – or any other cute animal, for example:

  • helps increase imagination
  • enhances fine motor and coordination skills
  • increases confidence
  • plus, art is so much fun to make!

Keep scrolling to get our detailed instructions on how to learn a dog easy tutorial!

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Let’s follow the steps to make our own cute dog sketch!

Easy steps to draw a dog

What kid doesn’t want to learn how to draw a cute puppy?

Follow these simple instructions to learn how to draw a dog! All you need is a pencil, an eraser, a piece of paper, and your favorite crayons or colored pencils to color it afterward.

Let’s draw an oval!

Step 1:

Let’s start with the head! First, draw an oval.

Add a drop shape to the oval, notice it is tilted.

Step 2:

Add a drop-like shape to the right side of the oval. Notice how it’s tilted.

Add another drop shape on the other side of the oval.

Step 3:

Repeat step 2, but on the left side of the oval.

Add another drop shape. Notice the bottom is flatter.

Step 4:

Draw a larger drop shape with a slightly flat bottom.

Add two half circles at the bottom.

Step 5:

Add two half circles at the bottom.

Add two arched lines in the middle.

Step 6:

Add two arched lines in the middle – these will be our dog’s fluffy paws.

Draw a tail.

Step 7:

Draw a tail, and erase extra lines.

Let’s add details! Add ovals for the eyes, and nose, and a w line coming out of it.

Step 8:

Let’s draw our dog’s face! Add ovals for its eyes and nose, and a small W for the snout.

Amazing job! Great creative and add more details.

Step 9:

That’s it! Add as many details as you want, like spots, or even a collar.

And now you know how to draw a dog – don’t forget to give them some color! You can even draw a family of dogs.

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Simple dog drawing steps!

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