How you can Draw Anime Canine Lady Step by Step

This tutorial reveals how to attract an anime canine woman with hair that appears like animal ears. It supplies the proportions, facial features and general design that may be applicable for such a personality.

Anime dog girl drawing step by step
Anime canine woman drawing step-by-step

In anime and manga there’s a wide range of ladies with anime options. This tutorial focuses on drawing one with the traits of a canine. She may have a cute, considerably shy and barely “Tsundere” look.

For a proof of widespread anime character archetypes see the next tutorial:

How you can Draw Anime Characters Tutorial

If drawing on paper it’s really useful that you just begin in pencils and make gentle traces as you’ll need to do some erasing in a number of of the steps. You possibly can darken them afterward earlier than coloring.

Step 1 – Draw the Prime of the Canine Lady’s Head

Anime dog girl head top drawing
Anime canine woman head prime drawing

Start by making a straight vertical line via the center of your drawing space. This might help you see if each halves of the face are comparatively even in width and that the facial options are evenly spaced.

In direction of the higher a part of this line draw a circle for the highest a part of the top. The explanation you need to draw out the complete circle as a substitute of simply the higher half is as a result of it’s simpler to see if it’s really spherical when you may have the entire thing.

Step 2 – Draw the Backside of the Face

Anime dog girl head drawing
Anime canine woman head drawing

Taking place from the the circle add the decrease a part of the top/face. Within the instance it’s form is damaged down into a number of line segments to make it simpler so that you can perceive how to attract it.

The form consists of a pair of roughly straight traces which can be angled in direction of each other adopted by a pair of curves. The curves will then be adopted by one other pair of straight traces (angled much more in direction of each other) which can be then joined on the backside by a smaller curve.

You possibly can erase the decrease a part of the circle from the first step as soon as accomplished with this step.

Step 3 – Draw the Neck & Shoulders

Anime dog girl neck and shoulders drawing
Anime canine woman neck and shoulders drawing

Much like the decrease a part of the top the neck and shoulders are additionally damaged down into a number of line segments to make it simpler to see their shapes. The primary pair of traces taking place from the top outline the neck (step by step curve outwards as they go down). The following pair of traces outline the shoulder muscle mass (comparatively straight) and the ultimate set (the curves) outline the shoulders.

As it is a stylized anime character the top shall be fairly giant in relation to the neck/shoulders. Hold this in thoughts when drawing.

Anime dog girl head and shoulders outline
Anime canine woman head and shoulders define

When completed you need to have one thing much like the above.

Step 4 – Draw the Eyes

Anime dog girl eyes drawing
Anime canine woman eyes drawing

Draw the eyes under the horizontal midway level of the top (as proven within the instance).  Make the them pretty massive and tall. At this step you need to solely draw a top level view of the eyelashes and irises. Go away the opposite small particulars for later.

Anime dog girl eye spacing drawing
Anime canine woman eye spacing drawing

Positioned the eyes far sufficient aside that you could match a 3rd one in between. If that you must see a detailed up instance you’ll be able to scroll all the way down to step twelve.

Step 5 – Draw the Eyebrows

Anime dog girl eyebrows drawing
Anime canine woman eyebrows drawing

Place the eyebrows slightly bit above the eyes. For this specific character they are going to be barely thicker than regular.

Step 6 – Draw the Nostril

Anime dog girl nose drawing
Anime canine woman nostril drawing

Place the nostril midway between the highest of the eyes and the underside of the chin. You possibly can draw it as a tiny vertical sprint or a dot (identical as most generic anime characters).

For extra on drawing anime noses see:

How you can Draw Anime and Manga Noses

Step 7 – Draw the Mouth

Anime dog girl mouth drawing
Anime canine woman mouth drawing

Place the mouth only a bit above the midway level between the nostril and the underside of the chin. Draw it with an the wrong way up curve as if the character is frowning. It will give her a little bit of a “Tsundere” look talked about at the beginning of the tutorial. This expression might be applicable for a dog-like character. For instance some canine may bark whereas on the identical time wagging their tail and eager to play with you.

For extra on drawing anime mouths see the next:

Step 8 – Draw the Entrance Hair

Anime dog girl hair front drawing
Anime canine woman hair entrance drawing

On this instance the woman may have a reasonably quick coiffure. As is finished with most comparable tutorials right here on AnimeOutline the hair shall be damaged down into three elements to make it simpler to attract.

For extra on this method you’ll be able to see the next:

How you can Draw Anime and Manga Hair – Feminine

At this stage it would be best to add the hair proper over prime of the define of the top as if it’s see via. Start by drawing the hair alongside the brow. Define the ends a collection of little clumps. You possibly can typically outline every one with simply two traces.

Step 9 – Draw the Sides Hair

Anime dog girl hair sides drawing
Anime canine woman hair sides drawing

Add the hair on the perimeters as two giant clumps. Draw these curving round/hugging the higher half the top/face after which hanging down with splits on their ends.

Step 10 – Draw the Prime/Background Hair

Anime dog girl hair drawing
Anime canine woman hair drawing

For this part begin with a pair of curves that run down from the highest/center of the top. Remember to go away a good way between them and the top define to provide the hair some quantity. For this specific coiffure the curves will finish with a pair of clumps on both sides.

After getting the above you’ll be able to add the hair on the backside between the aspect sections and the neck. Draw this as a collection of little clumps.

Anime dog girl hair outline drawing
Anime canine woman hair define drawing

When you may have all three sections of the hair outlined you’ll be able to erase the elements of the top which can be lined by it so that you’ve a clear drawing like within the instance.

Step 11 – Draw the Canine Ears

Anime dog girl ears drawing
Anime canine woman ears drawing

On this case the ears shall be drawn in a means the place they may additionally merely be hair (a pair of pigtails). Some anime characters are likely to have these as a substitute of the extra apparent animal ears.

Step 12 – Draw the Eye Particulars

Anime dog girl eye details drawing
Anime canine woman eye particulars drawing

As soon as the bigger elements of the canine woman are  outlined you’ll be able to add the small particulars of the eyes. Inside every iris draw an oval formed pupil (as is widespread in anime). Subsequent add a number of highlights overlapping each of those and erase the elements the place they overlap.

To make the character seem slightly extra emotional you may make the highlights barely larger and add just a few extra of them than the character would usually have. On this case it will likely be three for every eye. Afterwards you may also add a touch of the eyelids as a pair of curves barely above every eye.

You can even fill within the eyelashes with black or pencil shading and make the outlines of the irises slightly thicker.

Anime dog girl eyes drawing step by step
Anime canine woman eyes drawing step-by-step

You possibly can see a step-by-step breakdown of drawing the eyes above. At this stage of the drawing the primary two step ought to already be accomplished. You’ll want to seek advice from step three and 4. Save steps 5 and 6 for if you do the coloring and shading.

Step 13 – Draw the Garments & Collar Bones

Anime dog girl line drawing
Anime canine woman line drawing

As solely slightly little bit of the physique is proven you can provide only a trace of the clothes. On this case it will likely be t-shirt. You possibly can outline it’s neckline with a pair of curves as proven above. You can even add a touch of the collar bones as proven within the instance. As soon as accomplished you’ll be able to hint over your drawing with darker traces.

Step 14 – Add Shade

Anime dog girl coloring
Anime canine woman coloring

To paint the character you may make her hair and eyes a light-weight brown and the shirt orange. Remember to go away a white streak within the hair for the spotlight (gentle reflecting type it). You possibly can both define this beforehand or easy create it as you coloration. Additionally make sure you preserve the highlights contained in the eyes white as effectively.

For extra on hair highlights see:

Totally different Methods to Draw Anime Hair Highlights

In case you are coloring digitally you’ll be able to add the white over prime of the colour. Alternatively you may also add it in with a white correction pen if drawing on paper.

When accomplished coloring add some blush by making two units of angled pink traces alongside the cheeks after which mixing some lighter pink coloration round them. If drawing on paper a straightforward means to do that is with a pink pencils. The blush will assist create a cute and barely embarrassed look, particularly when mixed with the frivolously frowning mouth. Giving the canine woman that “I such as you however don’t need to present it expression”.

For extra on drawing anime and manga type blush see:

How you can Draw Anime & Manga Blush in Totally different Methods

For a tutorial on choosing colours for an anime/manga type character see:

Newbie Information to Choosing Colours When Drawing Anime & Manga

Step 15 – Add Shading & End the Canine Lady Drawing

Anime dog girl drawing
Anime canine woman drawing

You could discover that the drawing appears to be like slightly plain and flat with simply the essential colours added within the earlier step. To repair this you can provide it some primary/generic shading and darken elements of the eyes.

On this case the character shall be shaded as if she is in a effectively lit room or exterior through the daytime when many of the gentle tends to be coming from above. Which means that the shadow will typically be on the underside.

For the eyes darken the pupils in addition to the higher elements of the irises.

Add the shadows as follows:

  • Alongside the bottoms of the hair clumps
  • Above the eyelids
  • On the higher elements of the white of the eyes
  • To at least one aspect of the nostril
  • The hair within the again (between the neck and the aspect sections)
  • Under the mouth (really under the underside lip that isn’t drawn)
  • Under the top alongside the neck

For shading a face in numerous lighting see:

How you can Shade an Anime Face in Totally different Lighting


This tutorial present how to attract an anime woman with the traits of a canine (primarily the ears but in addition an applicable facial features). It additionally provides the proportions for getting a common anime or manga look.

Along with the above this information additionally reveals general method to drawing that may assist you to decrease errors and backtracking.

For drawing different varieties of anime woman additionally see the next tutorials: