How to Draw a Golden Retriever Face

Learn how to draw a great looking Golden Retriever Face with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Golden Retriever Face.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Golden Retriever Face

How to Draw a Great Looking Golden Retriever Face for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Golden Retriever Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the golden retriever face outline by drawing the dog’s eyes. Use two curved lines for each eye. Notice how the lines overlap at the outer corner. Then, shade a large circle in the center of each eye to indicate the pupils.

Easy Golden Retriever Face Drawing - Step 2

Golden Retriever Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw the dog’s nose. Use curved lines for the top and bottom of the nose, but don’t let them touch. Then, draw the nostrils using spiral-shaped lines.

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Easy Golden Retriever Face Drawing - Step 3

Golden Retriever Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Outline the dog’s muzzle or snout. Draw an inverted “Y” shaped line below the nose, and angle the tips of the lines upward. Then, draw curved lines above them.

Easy Golden Retriever Face Drawing - Step 4

Golden Retriever Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Sketch the sides of the dog’s head, using a series of overlapping curved lines to give it a furry appearance. Do the same for the chin.

Easy Golden Retriever Face Drawing - Step 5

Golden Retriever Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw a series of overlapping curved lines above each eye to indicate the brows. Then, sketch the top of the head using a long curved line. From it, extend the lines that will become the tops of the ears. Notice the short lines that meet at jagged points, creating a tuft of fur.

Easy Golden Retriever Face Drawing - Step 6

Golden Retriever Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Continue the ears using long curved lines. Again, notice the short, jagged lines that lend the appearance of fur. Texture the sides of the head at the base of the ears as well.

Easy Golden Retriever Face Drawing - Step 7

Golden Retriever Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw the side of the dog’s neck, using lines of different lengths that meet at furry, jagged points.

Add More Details to Your Golden Retriever Face Picture - Step 8

Golden Retriever Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Continue to draw the dog’s neck and chest, using overlapping and jagged curved lines.

Complete the Outline of Your Golden Retriever Face Drawing - Step 9

Golden Retriever Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Complete your golden retriever face outline by detailing the face and the ruff of the neck using short, jagged lines.

Color Your Golden Retriever Face Drawing

Golden Retriever Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Color your cartoon golden retriever face. We’ve shaded ours in traditional sandy blonde tones.

For more easy, cartoony drawing tutorials, see the collection of Step-by-Step Guides to Adorable Cartoons Drawings.

For all dog and canine drawings, see the Drawing Tutorials for Kids and Beginners to Draw Dogs with Simple Steps page.

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Learn More About The Golden Retriever Face Drawing

Do you love your golden retriever dog? You can learn how to draw a golden retriever face outline with this easy cartoon dog drawing tutorial.

Golden retrievers, or goldens for short, are intelligent, friendly, and devoted sporting dogs. They make good family pets. They are similar to the Labrador retriever, but they have longer hair.

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Since the early 1990s, golden retrievers climbed to Hollywood fame with the release of Air Bud, its sequels, and eventually the Disney Buddies series.

These films followed fictional golden retriever dogs and puppies as they played on sports teams, traveled the world, made daring rescues, and even went to outer space.

If you like this Golden retriever face portrait, check out this portrait of a Labrador retriever dog. Or, expand your skills by drawing this complete golden retriever dog in profile.

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