Step 15: Draw the pug's tail on the upper left side of the body. Draw a spiral lightly to get the curly tail, then cover it with quick, short strokes.
Step 16: Use the remaining lines as guides to draw the rest of the body. Use quick, short strokes throughout to represent fur. Draw curved lines near the pug's neck and back to represent the loose skin folds.
Step 17 (optional): For a cleaner look, erase as much as you can of the initial guide lines. Don't worry about erasing all of them. It's okay to leave some behind. Also re-draw any final sketch lines that you may have accidentally erased.
Final Step (optional): Add some shading to your pug dog drawing to give it more dimension and volume. Pick the direction of the light source when shading so that the shadows are consistent with it. Vary the pressure on your pencil to get different degrees of tonal value. Add a cast shadow underneath the pug dog. This helps ground the dog so it doesn't appear to be floating.
You can stop here for a white pug dog or you can add more value throughout your drawing for extra detail. It's a good idea to use reference to be as accurate as possible. For the classic pug look, darken the ears, area around the eyes and muzzle. Remember to PAUSE the video if you need help getting the facial markings right and to draw at your own pace.
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