1 First I suggest the position of the spine and tail with one gently curving gesture line. Then I use this line to position the round shape of the head, body, and hindquarters. I also draw guidelines for the pup’s facial features, at the same time establishing the general shape of the muzzle.


2 Now I outline the complete torso using smooth, quick lines based on the initial shapes. I also place the triangular ears and suggest the upper portion of the four legs.

3 Once I’m satisfied with the pose and the way it’s taken shape, ...

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