In this drawing lesson, I will tell you how to draw a Border Collie step by step. This guide is very nice and simple.
I am glad to bring to your attention an excellent and very exciting drawing lesson in which you can learn how to draw a border collie step by step. This is another useful drawing lesson dedicated to the image of an animal. I am sure that the ability to draw animals is very important for every artist. The finished drawing will turn out to be very cute and funny because it will be made in a cartoon style. Completing this lesson will help you improve your skills in drawing animals correctly and maintaining their body proportions.
The Border Collie is a breed of dog bred on the Scottish-England border to help herd sheep and cattle. The mobile and active dog fully coped with the assigned tasks and was highly respected by the shepherds. The Border Collie is considered the smartest and most athletic dog in the world. Representatives of this breed become winners of international exhibitions. They are great companions for people of all ages. Border collies have a spotted or merle color and a silky fur. Representatives of this breed are smooth-haired and with a coat of moderate length. Their muzzle is elongated, their eyes are oval, of medium size, set wide apart, their ears are triangular, of medium size, erect or semi-erect, the body with a wide chest.
By learning how to draw a Border Collie step by step with the help of this instruction, you will be able to depict it not only as the main subject of your drawing, but also against the background of any natural landscape, house, garden, living quarters, and also add others to your image of animals or people. Right now, you can learn how to draw a Border Collie if you prepare your art supplies and start doing this tutorial. I hope that following this instruction will not cause you any difficulties, and the finished result of your work will please you very much.
- Coloring supplies
Time needed: 30 minutes.
How to Draw a Border Collie
- Draw the outline of the animal’s head and torso.
Depict the head like a circle, and the body as a slightly elongated and deformed oval.
- Add the border collie’s facial features.
Inside the outline of the head, add the eyes, nose, and mouth using ovals, arcs and curved lines.
- Depict the ears on the border collie’s head.
At the top of the head, draw two symmetrical ears using curved and zigzag lines.
- Sketch out the pair of the border collie forelimbs.
At the bottom of the front part of the dog’s torso, draw two paws using curved lines.
- Draw the pair of the Border Collie hind limbs.
Now, you need to draw the two hind legs by placing curved lines at the lower back of the torso.
- Depict the border collie’s tail.
Near the previously drawn paw, draw a zigzag line and add a curved line to the torso.
- Add decorative elements.
Draw lines of different lengths on the paws, tail, belly, chest, and also the head of the dog.
- Correct inaccuracies.
Now use the eraser to remove the extra lines and prepare this drawing for coloring.
- Color the drawing.
To color the Border Collie, use brown, shades of gray, black, and also pink.
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