how to draw a border collie

How to Draw a Border Collie

Step 1.

Let us begin by drawing the shape of the head, then draw the shape of the neck. You will add the facial guide, as well as the bean like shape of the body.

Step 2.

Sketch out the shape of the dog's nose or snout, then sketch out the hairy flopping ears. Add some chest hair, then move to step three.

Step 3.

Sketch out the back part of the neck as well as the shape of the cheek or jawbone. Notice the lining is drawn in a long stroke because collies have long coats. Draw the eye as well as the nose tip.

Step 4.

Make the marking line on the snout.

Step 5.

Sketch out the chest, then draw the front legs and paws.

Step 6.

Finish drawing out the rest of the border collies body, then sketch out the thick fluffy tail. You will also need to draw the back paws too.

Step 7.

Lastly, draw the markings on the collies coat, and when you do this make sure the lining is hairy. Erase your mistakes then you're done.

Step 8.

Here is what the line art looks like. Color in your border collie to the shades you like.

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Uploaded: February 6, 2013
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 8
Updated: February 7, 2013
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Artist comments

I actually made a lesson on this particular dog before but I called it a collie. Today you will learn "how to draw a border collie" one more time. With this border collie you will draw a more down to earth and realistic cartoon version of this very popular dog breed. Border collies make great family pets as well as herding or farm dogs. They come in all sorts of coat colors and have beautiful eye color too. Drawing a border collie isn't going to be as hard as you think, instead you will breeze right through this tutorial like it was nothing. I hope you all enjoy, I will return one last time with more drawing fun. Peace people.