How to Draw a Dog Bone

Learn how to draw a great looking Dog Bone with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Dog Bone.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Dog Bone

How to Draw a Great Looking Dog Bone for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

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1. Begin by drawing a diagonal curved line. This outlines one side of the bone, called the shaft.

Easy Dog Bone Drawing - Step 2

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2. Draw a second curved line alongside the first. The shaft of the bone is thus completely outlined.

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Easy Dog Bone Drawing - Step 3

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3. Draw a "C" shaped line overlapping the end of the shaft. This begins to form the end of the bone, called the epiphysis.

Easy Dog Bone Drawing - Step 4

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4. Draw another curved line, overlapping the former portion of the end of the bone but not completely enclosing it.

Easy Dog Bone Drawing - Step 5

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5. Draw another curved line, overlapping the end of the shaft and completely enclosing the epiphysis.

Easy Dog Bone Drawing - Step 6

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6. Draw a curved line extending from and overlapping the opposite end of the shaft, forming the epiphysis on the opposite end of the bone.

Easy Dog Bone Drawing - Step 7

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7. Draw another curved line, continuing one lobe of the bone's end.

Add More Details to Your Dog Bone Picture - Step 8

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8. Draw a "C" shaped line from the lobe to the shaft, completely enclosing the bone.

Complete the Outline of Your Dog Bone Drawing - Step 9

How to Draw a Dog Bone Step 09

9. Draw curved lines parallel to the shaft and epiphysis of the bone. Draw small circles at the tips of the epiphysis. These lines and circles give the bone texture and a three-dimensional appearance.

Color Your Dog Bone Drawing

How to Draw a Dog Bone Step 10

Color your bone. Cartoon dog bones are typically white in color as if bleached by the sun. Fossilized bones may be tan, brown, or even black, depending on the conditions of fossilization.

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For all dog and canine drawings, see the Unlock Your Creativity with Easy Step-by-Step Dog Drawing Tutorials for Beginners page.

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Learn More About The Dog Bone Drawing

The type of bone typically rendered in cartoons - and in this dog bone drawing tutorial - is known as a long bone.

Long bones are hard and dense. They give the body strength and structure and are used to help you move around.

Long bones can be found in the arms, legs, wrist, ankle, and fingers. The thigh bone, or femur, is a long bone.

Long bones and filled with both yellow and red bone marrow. Red marrow produces blood cells and yellow marrow is used to store fats.

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Why do we feed bones to dogs?

Bones contain minerals and nutrients. They also satisfy a dog's desire to chew, which in turn helps clean their teeth.

Additionally, the dog food that we feed our pets today was not invented until 1860. For thousands of years, family dogs were simply fed table scraps. This often included bones and undesirable portions of meat.

Would you like to give a dog a bone?

This easy, step-by-step dog bone drawing guide is here to help you draw one. All you will need is a sheet of paper and a pen, pencil, or marker.

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