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Border Collie in Graphite
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Please find below the reference photo with easy-trace outline to follow along with one of my most popular Patreon tutorials, Pippin the Border Collie!

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Border Collie Outline
Border Collie Reference Photo


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Part one

Outline & base layer 

  • How to get our get our easy-trace outline onto the paper

  • The loose graphite base layer

  • The fluffy ear

Part two

Fur texture & Eyes

  • Creating fluffy fur texture

  • Drawing the eyes & reflections

  • The second ear timelapse

Part three

Nose, Tongue & White Fur

  • Nose

  • Tongue

  • White flowing fur on her body


Congratulations on completing this tutorial!

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