How To Draw A Bulldog: Step 6

How to Draw a Bulldog

Kids can learn how to draw a bulldog by following the images in this simple tutorial.

Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these simple 6 drawing steps. You will learn the fundamentals for drawing a bulldog.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This goes perfectly with crayons, colored pencils, or markers. It’s ideal for very young children needing extra guidance and are looking to color in a bulldog.

Get a thrill out of learning how to draw a bulldog. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some creative details. Let’s get started.


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayon or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker
  • How to Draw a Bulldog Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Bulldog: All Steps

In this post, we are going to discover how to draw a bulldog with basic drawing tools. Pay attention to the different sizes and shapes of each part of the bulldog. The pencil lines in each step is drawn in blue so you can identify the most recent components that you will be working on.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Head

    How To Draw A Bulldog: Step 1

    Start off the head with an oval to the right of the page.

  2. Add The Ears

    How To Draw A Bulldog: Step 2

    Erase some of the head shape and draw some floppy ears.

  3. Add The Front Legs

    How To Draw A Bulldog: Step 3

    Under the head, draw some short little legs.

  4. Draw The Rest Of The Body

    How To Draw A Bulldog: Step 4

    Draw a curved line connected to the head for the back and add a little tail. Draw one of the back legs connected to the tail, and add a curved line that connects the back leg to the front leg for the belly. Add the last leg.

  5. Draw The Face

    How To Draw A Bulldog: Step 5

    Draw a smiling face for this dog and add some curved lines above the nose for a smushed face.

  6. Add Color

    How To Draw A Bulldog: Step 6

    Give this dog a pattern of different browns black and white.

How to Draw a Bulldog PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Bulldog. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

Bulldog Facts

Bulldogs are considered to be friendly and calm dogs and as a result make good family pets. For this reason they rank as one of the most popular dog breeds.

One of their cutest attributes…their short snout sets them apart from other breeds in that owners need to take special precautions. Bulldogs can have difficulty breathing, especially in hot climates. For this reason steep hills, staircases and even water deep enough to swim in can present hazards to the bulldog.

Yale University uses a real live bulldog for their mascot. His name is Handsome Dan and is the official mascot for Yale’s sporting events!

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