Artist: George Rodrigue "Blue Dog"
Materials; Your choice of materials from acrylic painting, watercolor, oil pastel, to colored pencils.
Step #1: Lets start by making some guidelines down the center of paper and across the center of the paper. Now place a large oval just above where guidelines intersect in the middle of the page.
Step #2: We always like to start with the eyes for any animal or human. Draw a circle for the eye, now add extra lines that attach to the eye and the ones above and below the eye.
Step #3: Time to draw her snout, the snout starts above the eyes and goes below the circle of the head. Lets add her nose and mouth.
Step #5: Blue Dog has large triangle ears.
Step #6: Finish the details of the head by my making her furrier.
Step #7: We use a oval shape for the body, then add a tail and the legs,
Step #8: Use a Sharpie or black paint to outline the finish dog,
Step #9: Now its time for you to figure out where you want your Blue Dog; library, kitchen, watching TV, outside, the possibilities are endless. George Rodrigue has painted the Blue Dog in more than 500 different places.
|Hafsa age 5|
|Madelyn - age 7|
|Ava - age 7|
|Ben - age 15|
|Allison - age 14|
|John - age 13|