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How to draw a retriever dog with pencil step-by-step tutorial.

Updated: Dec 6, 2023

Let's draw a retriever dog with a strong body, a noble muzzle, and a proud posture. A true friend and protector. Every boy dreams of such a dog in childhood.

A retriever dog is a type of gun dog that retrieves game for a hunter. Generally, gun dogs are divided into three major classifications: retrievers, flushing spaniels, and pointing breeds. Retrievers were bred primarily to retrieve birds or other prey and return them to the hunter without damage.

How to draw a retriever dog with pencil step-by-step tutorial.

Step 1. Outline the main parts of the retriever dog.

Start by outlining the parts of the dog's body using several circles and ovals.

How to draw a retriever dog. Step 1. Outline the main parts of the retriever dog.

Step 2. Using the auxiliary lines, draw the silhouette of the retriever dog.

On top of the ovals we drew in the previous step, we outline the silhouette of our retriever dog. Then we erase the auxiliary ovals and lines.

How to draw a retriever dog. Step 2. Using the auxiliary lines, draw the silhouette of the retriever dog.

Step 3. Draw the muzzle of the retriever dog. Draw the dog's paws.

Next, draw the retriever dog's muzzle in more detail. Also, draw a hanging soft ear. Designate the nose and lower lip, slightly hanging in the corner, and also outline the hair. Start detailing the dog's paws.

How to draw a retriever dog. Step 3. Draw the muzzle of the retriever dog. Draw the dog's paws.

Step 4. Hatching the body parts of the retriever dog.

With a short shading with a hard pencil, shade the textured sections of the dog's body.

How to draw a retriever dog. Step 4. Hatching the body parts of the retriever dog.

Step 5. Continue shading the dog drawing to show its hair.

Take a pencil of neutral softness HB and strengthen the shading, thereby emphasizing how the hair grows on the dog's body. Also, draw the dog's nose and muzzle in more detail.

How to draw a retriever dog. Step 5. Continue shading the dog drawing to show its hair.

Step 6. Finishing touches of our retriever dog drawing.

In the last steps of drawing of the retriever dog, we will depict the favorite bone of the proud dog and indicate that the matter is going to bury the trophy. Around the earth, grass and no competitors can dig up the treasure.

How to draw a retriever dog. Step 6. Finishing touches of our retriever dog drawing.

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