Pet portrait artist Peggy Osborne shows you how to draw this regal Rottweiler on toned paper.
Do you want to learn how to draw short, glossy fur to it looks touch-ably real?
Join Peggy as she shows you how she drew this beautiful, regal Rottweiler using Prismacolor pencils on toned paper. You’ll learn how to draw short, sleek fur by adjusting stroke length and direction.
Regal Rottweiler Dog Tutorial
“My daughter had a rottie years ago and he was a wonderful companion. A funny and faithful friend, and we think of him often. It seemed appropriate to draw this lovely fellow as he reminded me so much of my daughter’s dog, Roper.” –Peggy Osborne
Peggy also shares tips on how she chooses colors (it’s easier than you think!) and layers them to create a beautiful, realistic portrait.
The tutorial includes a full supply list, and full-color illustrations, and a line drawing so you can make a fast start.
Learn How To:
Layer and blend colors without using solvents
Adjust stroke length and direction to draw different types of fur
Preserve and add highlights
Draw whiskers, eyes, and a chain
Peggy’s unique method for checking color and value accuracy
And much more
Intermediate and higher.
Are you a beginner? You can successfully complete this tutorial if you have a basic understanding of layering.
The tutorial includes a color list for easy reference. Don’t have those exact supplies? That’s okay! The tutorial includes color swatches so you can match colors. You can successfully complete this tutorial with any brand of pencils and on most traditional drawing papers.
All tutorials are available as digital downloads only.
About Peggy Osborne: Peggy is an accomplished self-taught artist living in Canada specializing in creating beautiful realistic portraits of pets and family members. She’s had an on going love affair with colored pencils, loving their simplicity, for as long as she can remember. She started out using graphite pencil so it was an easy transition to carry on with colored pencils. Love of animals and art go hand in hand. Peggy is in awe of what can be accomplished with colored pencils. See more of Peggy’s work at Pet Portraits by Peggy. You can also meet Peggy in the January issue of CP Magic.