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How to Draw a Cute German Shepherd Dog

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German shepherds are popular herding dogs known for their intelligence, loyalty, and courage. You can learn how to draw a cute German shepherd dog with the help of this easy canine drawing guide!

German shepherds are working dogs. They're easy to train and eager to please, so they often work in the military and as police dogs. They are also popular family pets.

German shepherds have long been immortalized in literature and film. When a World War I soldier brought a German shepherd puppy home to America, it grew up to become a movie star - Rin Tin Tin.

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Other examples include Charlie Barkin from All Dogs Go to Heaven, Samantha from I Am Legend, Chase from Paw Patrol, Bolt, and Brutus from the Pet Foolery comic strips.

Grab your pencil and your eraser, and get ready to welcome this smart and adorable German shepherd into your heart and home!

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Corgi, Bulldog, and Dachshund.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cute German Shepherd Dog

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1. Begin by drawing the dog's face. Use two curved lines to sketch each eye. Then, shade a circle within each eye to form the pupils. Draw an irregular rounded shape for the nose, and use curved lines to draw the snout around it. Connect the nose to the front of the snout with a short line.

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2. Next, draw the sides of the dog's head, complete with tufts of fur. Use long and short lines that meet at jagged points. Use a curved line for the lower jaw, and contour the nose with another curved line. Shade two small circles on the nose to indicate the nostrils.

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3. Draw the shepherd's triangular ears. Use long curved lines. Note the furry texture at the base of the ears, created using a series of curved lines that meet at jagged points. Connect the ears at the top of the head using a curved line. Then, use thick, overlapping curved lines to draw the eyebrows.

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4. Contour each ear with a long curved line and a series of short "U" shaped lines. Then, begin drawing the dog's furry chest. Outline each side using a series of long and short curved lines that meet at jagged points.

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5. Draw the dog's leg and paw using a series of curved lines. Note the jagged furry pattern at the elbow and the overlapping lines that form the toes. Then, extend a curved line on each side of the paw. This will become the pup's chew toy or dog bone.

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6. Draw the remaining leg and paw using a series of overlapping curved lines. Contour the chest with jagged series of curved lines.

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7. Draw the rear leg using a series of curved lines. Notice the furry texture on the front of the leg. Don't forget the short line between the front and rear legs that encloses the belly.

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8. Draw a long, curved line from the shoulder to outline the back and the top of the tail. Then, use a series of short curved lines that meet at jagged points to indicate the furry underside of the tail and finish enclosing the figure.

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9. Give the German shepherd a furry texture. Use a series of lines around the eyes and across the chest, side, leg, and tail.

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Color your cute cartoon German shepherd. Most German shepherds are black and tan. Some are solid black or solid white. Others have patches of white, blonde, or reddish-brown.

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