In this free art lesson, you'll learn how to draw a Boston Terrier Dog step-by-step.
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All of the tutorials on How2DrawAnimals.com are good drawing tutorials for beginners and experienced artists alike. The online tutorials are easy to follow; they teach you the how to draw basics while showing you how to draw animals step by step. Each animal has a video drawing tutorial option, as well as step-by-step photos and written text to follow.
To draw this Boston Terrier Dog step by step, follow along with the video tutorial below and pause the video after each step to draw at your own pace. You may find it easier to follow the step-by-step drawings below the video. The new lines in each step are shown in red, so you'll know exactly what to draw next. You may want to open the video in a new tab and use both drawing methods. Take your time and draw at your own pace.
The Written step-by-step video tutorial:
For the first few steps, don't press down too hard with your pencil. Use light, smooth strokes to begin.
Step 1: Draw a circle near the middle of the paper as a guide for the front part of the Boston terrier's body. To draw the circle, make four marks to determine height and width. Then connect the marks using curved lines. Sketch lightly at first so that it's easy to erase if you make a mistake. If you're struggling to draw the circle, just trace the outer rim of a circular object like a coin or a lid. For a more detailed guide on the different ways to draw a circle check out this tutorial: Four simple ways to draw a circle.
Step 2: To the right, draw a circle that's about half the size of the first one as a guide for the back portion of the dog's body. Use the four-marks method to draw this circle too. Don't draw the circles to far apart or the Boston terrier's body will be too long.
Step 3: On the top, left side, draw yet another circle as a guide for the Boston terrier dog's head. The size of this circle should be about halfway between the first and the second circle. The edges of the circles on the left should touch. If these circles are too far apart, the neck will be too long.
Step 4: Draw a horizontal line across the head as a guide to help you place the Boston terrier's facial features later on. On the top, left side, draw a smaller, curved, vertical line for another construction guide.
Step 5: On the bottom, left side of the Boston terrier's head, draw a small circle as a guide for the muzzle. The top part of this circle should overlap a bit of the horizontal guide, and the bottom should overlap a bit of the head circle.