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How To Draw Pets : Dogs




Inspired pencil drawing is an aspect of practice and perfection.

When you enter the field of art, the first thing you would be encountering is the advices; the army of advices.
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The dogs and cats always have the most curious expressions, especially when we are looking at them. Look at the face of a cat when she is sitting on your compound wall or on a garden chair made of stone. Here the subject matter provides us with a chance to exploit the beauty of pencil drawing.

This is the scene where the sunlight is prone to generate extreme contrasts between the body of the pet, a dog or a cat. We can use this light factor as a good guide for our pencil drawing, too. Here in this pencil drawing of a dog the artist has used the techniques of pencil lining and shading. This combination of shading and lining has created a wonderful piece of art.


Drawing dogs using colour pencil

The art of portrayal is so difficult. While doing all types of paintings or drawings, an artist enjoys a poetic license, a license to use his or her artistic freedom. Here when the light is prone to generate extreme contrasts between the body of the pet, a dog or a cat.
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Here in this pencil drawing of a dog the artist has used the colour pencils for drawing the object. The techniques of pencil lining and shading remains the same for the black and colour pencils. But in case of the colour pencils you should have good experience of drawing, If you know some basic rules of the art of pencil drawing, that would help you much.

While using colour pencil as medium of drawing, you can exploit it extremely well. The different shades available in this field of colour drawing would enable you more freedom in expressing the scene before your eyes. Here in this colour pencil drawing the artist has used the technique of lining very well. The skilful use of eraser also comes to your help, as you can see the use of such eraser in this drawing.


When you are drawing a face of your dog or a cat, you are not at much trouble. It is because the pet dog or cat would not mind it; even if you make serious mistakes in its portrait. But that facility hardly relieves the artist from his or her artistic responsibility to be honest to the art. So be extremely attentive while drawing your pets.

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In this drawing it looks that the lovely creature is telling something through its
eyes. The versatile medium of charcoal is not just for life drawing. The artists use sticks of charcoal for detailed tonal studies . It is very good medium when we are to draw a large expressive work. The charcoal provides us a rich range of black and it's subtle tonal values. The charcoal drawing given below is one of the nicest example of the best uses of the medium.

The art of portrayal is so difficult. While doing all types of paintings or drawings, an artist enjoys a poetic licence, a licence to use his or her artistic freedom. In case of the portrait drawing or painting, this facility is withdrawn. The person whose portrait is being done would insist of cent per cent similarity with his or her face. A tiny dot here or a small mistake of lining there would turn the face a different one.

Pencil Drawing of A dog

But while drawing face of your pet, you have no such risk. It is because the pet dog or cat would not mind it; even if you make serious mistakes in it portrait. But that facility hardly relieves an artist from the responsibility to be honest to the art.
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