1 With a sharp HB pencil, I establish the boxy shape of the Doberman’s head and shoulders with quick, straight lines. Even at this early stage, I’m establishing a sense of dimension and form, which I’ll build upon as the drawing progresses.
2 Using the lines from the previous step as a guide, I adjust the outline of the ears, head, and neck to give them a more contoured appearance. I also add the eyes and nose, following the facial guidelines. Finally I refine the outline of the muzzle.
3 Next I erase any guidelines that are ...

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