In steps 1 and 2, use an HB pencil to block in the dog’s head. Notice the droopy lips and eyelids. Refine the shapes, and lightly shade with a 2B pencil to bring out the form and contours of the head in step 3. Minimal shading will give the coat a smooth appearance.
Add darker values in the center of the ear and around the muzzle and eyes to create form. Darken ...