Kids can learn how to draw a german shepherd by drawing along with this engaging drawing guide.
Create along with these basic 6 drawing steps. You’ll learn the fundamentals for drawing a german shepherd.
This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This goes perfectly with crayons or markers. It is perfect for very young kids needing extra guidance and are looking to fill in a german shepherd.
Art making is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to follow. Enjoy!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayon or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker
- How to Draw a German Shepherd Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
This lesson will instruct you how to draw a german shepherd. We will pay attention to the shapes of each section and variety of contours created making sure that the artwork looks convincing.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Draw The Head
Draw an oval shape in the middle of the page to start the head.
Erase some of the head and add some pointy ears.
Draw The Front Legs
Underneath the head, draw the front legs and paws.
Draw The Rest Of The Body
Used curved lines for the rest of the body shape and small ovals for the back paws.
Add The Face And Fluff
Give the dog a face and some fluff around the chest.
Color It In
German Shepherds can be colored with different types of browns, and usually a lighter belly.
How to Draw a German Shepherd 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 German Shepherd. 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!
About German Shepherds
German Shepherd dogs are considered a working dog breed. They were originally bred for herding sheep.
Although they can look similar to wolves in a way, German Shepherds are a reasonably modern dog with the oldest breeds on record dating back only about 120 years.
Because German Shepherds are incredibly smart and highly trainable, they are used worldwide assisting in a variety of fields. These incredible dogs are used by police and search and rescue teams.
They are incredibly loyal dogs which makes German Shepherds very protective over family members. When approaching an owner of a German Shepherd, remember this. Approach slowly and always get permission before attempting to pet their dog.