Yorkshire Terrier Tutorial

Yorkshire Terrier Tutorial

Pet portrait artist Peggy Osborne is back with this lovely Yorkshire Terrier Tutorial.

Yorkshire Terrier Tutorial

Peggy draws this lovely little Yorkshire Terrier on Canson Mi-Teintes pastel paper using Prismacolor pencils.

Sit down with Peggy and let her show you how fun and easy drawing this little dog can be. Learn how to use odorless mineral spirits, a colorless blender, and Brush & Pencil’s Titanium White mixture to draw a realistic dog portrait.

Yorkshire Terrier Tutorial

“Pippin is a Yorkshire terrier … one of the smallest breeds of dogs. Because of their spunky nature, they earned the nickname, “the tomboy toy.” They are loving, devoted and loyal, and make great pets. Plus they are beautiful to look at.” – Peggy Osborne

And fun to draw!

The tutorial includes a full supply list and a line drawing so you can get started quickly. Download it and start this delightful project today.

Learn How to:

Draw a realistic portrait using colored pencils on pastel paper

Create complicated-looking fur colors, and eyes, and a nose that looks real

Blend by layering, using solvent, and a colorless blender

Draw bright, shining eyes, realistic hair, and a wet-looking nose

Peggy’s unique method for checking color and value accuracy

And much more

Skill Level

Intermediate and higher.

Are you a beginner? You can successfully complete this tutorial if you have a basic understanding of layering.

Don’t have the same pencils or paper Peggy used? That’s okay! The tutorial includes color swatches so you can match colors. You can successfully complete this tutorial with any brand of pencils.

You can also successfully complete the tutorial on other drawing papers if you don’t have Canson Mi-Tientes, though your results will vary depending on the paper you use.

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.