Learn how to draw a dog face with this 2 hr and 52 min tutorial. This course is broken down into brief lessons, each consisting of a series of written step-by-step directions. Each step is illustrated with a short video clip demonstration in real-time. This allows you to watch and keep up with each lesson one step at a time, and you will feel more confident in your ability to see your drawing through to the end and successfully draw a dog face!

Hi, I’m Jack.

I am a self-taught artist and the creator of the Let's Draw Today Club!

My experience as a first-grade teacher has taught me the value of breaking big concepts down into small, learnable steps. That is the same approach I bring to my drawing tutorials.

Whether you are a beginner or you have a bit more drawing experience, it is my goal to make helpful, step-by-step drawing tutorial videos and courses that will allow you to easily follow along, create beautiful drawings, and build your confidence in your skills and abilities to draw things you never thought you could draw before.

I look forward to sharing my passion for drawing with you here in the Let's Draw Today Club!

Here's a Look at What's Inside...

  Getting Started
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  Draw the Outline of the Dog Face
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  Shade the Top of the Dog’s Head
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  Shade In and Around the Dog’s Eyes
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  Shade the Dog’s Snout Area
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  Shade the Rest of the Dog
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  Course Conclusion
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Real-Time Video Clips

Each step of this tutorial is illustrated with a short video clip instead of a still picture. Learn how to draw a dog face by drawing along with me, one small step at a time.

Extended Tutorial

This course is an extended version of the original tutorial found on LetsDrawToday.com. There are 27 more step-by-step directions and pictures than the original for extra support.

Color and B&W References

Use both photos together to give you information about light and dark values as well as subtle changes in color for your drawing subject.

Line Drawing Transfer

If you are really struggling to draw the outline by freehand, or you just want to save some time, you can print this image and transfer it to your drawing paper.

Grid Drawing Resources

If you don't feel good about tracing but still need help capturing proper proportions, just download this ready-made grid along with a blank grid for your drawing paper.

Draw with Plot Points

With this option, you can download the reference photo with plot points and another resource to transfer the corresponding points to your drawing paper. Then draw by "connecting the dots".

Downloadable Ebook

Access the downloadable ebook version of this tutorial. This 100-page ebook contains the same content as the course, allowing you to learn and draw along without an Internet connection.

Downloadable Slideshow PDF

As an alternative to video and reading, scroll through this 74-picture step-by-step slideshow as you draw the dog face from start to completion.

More References

Choose from a selection of similar color and black-and-white reference photos for additional practice. Apply what you learned to drawing other dog faces!


"I'm a new artist looking for tutorials that help me gain the skills to eventually draw on my own. This tutorial was one of the best for my level. Very simple and easy to follow instructions with VIDEO! The organization of this tutorial and the accompanying video was so so helpful! And it's so affordable! Thank you for putting this in terms I can follow! I hope to see more animal tutorials soon!"

-Tina A.

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