May 21, 2020 3 min read

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Hi everybody, and welcome to a new NIL-Tech drawing tutorial: "Dalmatian". In this tutorial, we'll show you how to draw a Dalmatian. Making black and white artwork with a high comparison may seem tough. This step-by-step tutorial will give you an example of how to use the standard principles of attracting to create outstanding ink artworks.


Here are some of the most famous Dogs in the world:

1. Peps. If all songs soothed the savage beast, Richard Wagner's The Ride of the Valkyries might seem quite in a different way. Throughout the mid-1800s, Wagner sat his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Peps, in a special chair and, after that, performed his music for him. He kept or discarded passages based on the pet's response.

2. The Fisherman's Dog. If not for the unnamed hero dog of a fisherman, Napoleon Bonaparte may have met with a different Waterloo. Napoleon was exiled in 1815 to an island called Elba. While fleeing the island, he dropped from his ship in harsh seas and was saved by the fisherman's dog. The dog that conserved Napoleon was reported to be a Newfoundland.

3. King Tut. A Belgian Shepherd owned by President Herbert Hoover, King Tut is credited with helping Hoover get elected in 1928. Hoover was defined as an uncharismatic person that lacked the sort of individual savvy that helps political leaders win. However, his image was taken with him holding his dog, which altered every little thing. The New York Times called it "among the happiest pictures ever" of Herbert Hoover, and it helped to boost his more personal side to the general public.

4. Robot.The famous Lascaux caves in France depict the most spectacular display of ancient artwork worldwide. The caves were found in 1940 as a result of the actions of a mixed-breed dog called Robot. The dog was walking in a forest with several young boys when he chased after a bunny and inadvertently discovered a hole in the ground that led to the caves. The caverns were a significant discovery as well as changed scientists' understanding of prehistoric man as well as became a part of our global art history as well.

5. Boo. A tiny Pomeranian, Boo is credited with being one of the first social media canine celebrities. His Facebook web page started in 2009 and, at its top, had more than 17 million likes. He was called "the prettiest canine on the planet." Boo's success ushered in other social media pets like Manny the Frenchie and Maru the Shiba Inu, who not just gained massive fame yet economic gain for their owners too. Boo died in very early 2019.


In this tutorial, we used the following supplies:

  • H pencil
  • HB pencil
  • Mechanical pencil
  • colored pencils
  • White Vinyl Eraser
  • Kneaded Eraser


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Let's Draw a Dalmatian step by step!


how to draw a dalmatian

Step 1. Draw an axis line and mark the top and lower boundaries of the head. Then sketch the forms of the eyes; they are located a little over the facility of the head and outline the nose (H pencil).


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Sep 2. Sketch the jaw and the bottom part of the snout, draw the nostrils.


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Step 3. Draw the ears and the neck of the dog with two vertical lines.


simple dalmatian dog drawing tutorial

Step 4. Outline shaded areas of the black spots. You can add them wherever you like, accentuating the eyes and ears. Then hatch then with short lines as in the example above. Lines may lie between the existing ones and also duplicate their direction, or they may cross the base hatches at an angle.

Sketch the small highlights in the eyes.


dalmatian step by step drawing tutorial

Step 5. Add thin and shorter line hatches to create shady areas. Then draw the texture of the nose with small, rounded lines.


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Step 6. Draw the contour hatching inside the eyes to add volume. Darken the black spots (HB pencil).


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Step 7. Draw the white hair of the ears and neck (H pencil). Continue drawing the light hair with different lines, as in the example above.


learn how to draw a dalmatian dog

Step 8. Hatch the nose with dots. The top part of the nose is lighter, so add just one layer of dots there. Draw rounded hatches on the sides of the nose to add the volume.

Add ross-hatching to the eyes, noting the pupils.


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Step 9. keep hatching the eyes but make sure to leave small areas for the highlights. Then accent the shady areas, adding groups of thin hatches.

Be accurate with adding the volume - you need to enhance it slowly.


how to draw a dalmatian tutorial

Step 10. Keep adding shadows and final detail to the drawing.


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