Find out how to draw a dog face by drawing along with this simple drawing guide.
Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these simple 6 drawing steps. You will learn the fundamentals for drawing a dog face.
This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf packet even contains a “coloring book” page with just the line art. This accompanies well with crayons or colored pencils. It’s wonderful for very young children in the need of extra guidance and are looking to color in a dog face.
Get a thrill out of learning how to draw a dog face. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. Don’t forget about the free PDF guide.
Materials & Drawing Lesson
- Drawing Paper
- Crayon or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker
- How to Draw a Dog Face Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
This step by step lesson will instruct you how to draw a dog face. We will draw attention to the shapes of each area and variety of contours created so that the drawing looks great.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Start The Head
Draw a circle in the middle of the page to start the head shape.
Erase some of the head and add large floppy ears.
Add A Mouth
Draw a large smiling dog mouth and nose.
Draw The Tongue
Erase some of the mouth and head and add a tongue sticking out.
Draw The Eyes
Draw closed eyes for a happy dog, or open if you prefer.
Color the dog in with whatever pattern looks good.
How to Draw a Dog Face 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 Dog Face. 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!
Dog Face Fun Facts!
A dog nose has as many as 300 million receptors in it. Compared to a human nose which has only around 5 million. Dogs really can smell way better than people!
Have you ever noticed how you can pass a yawn onto another person? Well, this works with some dogs too! The sound of a human yawn can trigger one from a dog that you have a close relationship with.
A dog has a unique print on their nose much like people have unique fingerprints.
More Dog Faces (by Breed)
Need some more practice drawing dog faces? Here’s a bunch of dog photos you can practice drawing from!