Hi and welcome back to Part 4 of our lesson series on how to draw animal portraits.

In case you missed the previous lessons, don’t worry. Just click on the links below to catch up now!

Part 1 – Drawing a Dog’s Eye

Part 2 – Shading the Eye

Part 3 – Drawing Animal Fur

OK, now let’s get on with our lesson. In this video, we are going to further refine the fur that we drew in the previous lesson to make it look even more realistic.

You’re going to learn how to add texture to fur using the kneaded eraser and some well placed strokes. You’ll be surprise at what a big difference this will make to your drawing.

Here’s the video:


Dog Eye Drawing

I hope you enjoyed that lesson. Be sure to look out for the next lesson in your email tomorrow.

In the mean time, if you’d like to learn more about how to draw animal portraits, please check out my brand new course, “How to Draw Animal Portraits

How To Draw Animal Portrait Ecover Reduced


In this course, you’ll learn all the shading and drawing techniques need to draw realistic animal portraits.

Here’s some of the things you’re going to learn in this course:

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  • How to add texture to your animal portrait to make it look more realistic
  • Special drawing tools that will make drawing animal portraits 10 times easier
  • How to use “negative shading” to create beautiful white fur
  • And much, much more …


Though out the course, we’ll go through drawing exercises to help you practice what you’ve learned and at the end of the course, you will have drawn your very own realistic animal portrait, from start to finished!

Click here to learn more about the course!

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