1 First I establish the gesture line of the sitting dog with a curve that spans from the top of the head to the ground. Then I cross it with a curved horizontal line to mark the center of the chest. Along the vertical line, I add ovals and a circle for the head, muzzle, chest, and body; I also place an oval for the left hind leg.
2 Next I add the basic shapes of the folded ears and I roughly outline the body around the ovals, adding the front legs, paws, and tail.
3 Now I erase the initial guidelines for the body. Then I add sweeping, ...