Free Drawing Lessons for Dog Lovers!

Now everyone can draw dogs!

Richly illustrated, step-by-step drawing projects for artists from beginner to advanced.

Dog artist draws a cat

These three lessons are free until Thursday, February 23, 2017:

Beginner: 6.2.A11 Create a Portrait of Jumpin’ Jack (12 Pages and 41 Illustrations)

Outline a puppy’s face, shade his eyes and nose, and add texture to his fur with hatching


Intermediate: 6.2.A15 Shade a Realistic Dog Eye (8 Pages and 19 Illustrations)

Sketch proportions, outline shapes, and use various shading techniques to draw a realistic animal eye


Advanced: 6.3.A18 Sweet Katie the Pitweiler (14 Pages and 23 Illustrations)

Use an unconventional approach to drawing with a grid to create a photorealistic drawing of this mixed-breed dog or your own favorite pet


About Brenda Hoddinott
Award-winning artist and author; illustrator, art educator, curriculum designer, co-owner of, owner of Drawspace Publishing, and retired forensic artist Brenda has developed art curricula and taught multidisciplinary arts since 1980. During her 25-year career as a forensic artist, Brenda worked with diverse criminal investigative agencies including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Department of National Defense, private investigative agencies, and municipal police departments. Brenda and her partner John live in the suburbs of Halifax, Nova Scotia with their two SPCA rescue dogs: Timber the Huskador and Katie the Pitweiler. Their blended human family includes five adult children and two grandchildren. Books by Brenda Hoddinott include: 2012: Introduction to Contour Lines (Drawspace Publishing) 2012: Introduction to Drawing (Drawspace Publishing) 2011: Illustrated Dictionary of Art-Related Terms (Drawspace Publishing) 2010: Getting Started with Drawing (Drawspace Publishing) 2004: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Drawing People Illustrated (Alpha Books) 2003: Drawing for Dummies (Wiley Publishing, Inc.)

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