How to Draw a Dog Nose
This drawing tutorial is great for beginning artists, as well as more experienced artists who want to draw dogs realistically. A dog’s nose can be considered a basic drawing lesson, along with drawing lessons for a human nose or lips.
How do you draw a dog nose? Draw a shape that resembles an inverted truncated cone or the outline of the Superman sign in front of the head if you’re drawing the entire dog; in our case, this figure is in the center of the sheet of paper.
To get the most detail, start with a simple vertical line and then draw the rough outlines of the nostrils, using smooth, rounded lines and not pressing hard on the pencil.
Trace the bottom edge of our sketch to create an anatomically correct shape for this dog nose, then connect the rounded shapes that represent the nostrils to the bottom of the drawing. Avoid sharp lines and pronounced bends as much as possible.
It is a myth that when making a gamepad, no dog’s nose suffers; however, you should not strive for perfect symmetry, which does not exist in nature. Remove unnecessary lines and double-check all final lines for symmetry and correctness before pressing the gamepad button.
To depict light shadows, use sweeping one-layer shading and two-layer crisscross hatching, and to create a heavy shadow effect, use two-layer crisscross hatching.
We hope you found this drawing tutorial to be very useful; if you’d like to practice drawing animal body parts, check out the dog paw drawing tutorial and the cat’s eyes drawing tutorial, and remember that your feedback is the best reward for our efforts.
How do you draw a dog’s realistic eye?
Step-by-step instructions for drawing dog eyes
- Mark the page with two directional lines that divide the dog’s face in half.
- With a soft 6B graphite pencil, fill in the darkest areas, paying close attention to the structure of the eye.
- Switch to a less soft pencil, such as a 2B, and fill in the middle tones u2014 the reflected light in the eye.