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How to Draw Scooby Doo

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OK, time for another lesson, and this time around - it's how to draw Scooby Doo - obviously, one of the most famous cartoon characters of all time.

Sitting down, and looking straight forward - this lesson begins with a simple framework of circles, arranged to give you a better idea, for how the structure comes together *before* you put down any lines.

Have fun with it!

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How to Draw Scooby Doo

And yes, just as stated above - it's on to that series of circles (and ovals too) - connecting to form a simple framework for out cartoon drawing of Scooby Doo.

Here's what we've got, in the very first step...

How to Draw Scooby Doo

Adding to this, next - let's mark off some additional key/defining features of Scooby - the ears (pointed of course), and his arms and legs.

Here's how it looks...

How to Draw Scooby Doo

And you guessed it, next - it's time to draw!

Head tilted to his right - it makes for the need to consider what parts of Scooby's head, are ideal for drawing first.

For example, if something falls further back in the drawing - then often, if you don't like erasing - or if you just like going about a drawing in a smooth sequence...

Than it helps to draw *that part* near the end.

So yes then, here's how to draw Scooby's face - nose, left eye and ear, and a bit of his mouth - like this...

How to Draw Scooby Doo

So fading that part out to grey now - makes quite a bit of sense, to next go in and bring out additional parts of the head... things like the other eye, perimeter lines, etc. - sort of like below...

How to Draw Scooby Doo

OK.

Next up - here's how to draw Scooby's other ear and lip, the two final parts that logically come in sequence when drawing the head.

Well, maybe not the lip - but definitely the right ear.

And then yes, do move down and begin sketching in some other parts of the character - like so...

How to Draw Scooby Doo

Still going strong, next up - bring out the central part of Scooby - by sketching in more of the collar, and the chest area.

Here's how to draw Scooby Doo's collar and chest then...

How to Draw Scooby Doo

And now - moving out once again (inside to outside sequence ~in effect), go ahead and sketch in his neck and shoulders - leading down to the lower part of the body.

Here he is...

How to Draw Scooby Doo

OK, just a few more lines here and there now.

Go ahead and detail Scooby's dog tag - and also... get in behind the front legs, by drawing the ones in the back, naturally - in sequence.

As always though, do go about the lesson in what ever way *you think* will best help.

Here's what we've got...

How to Draw Scooby Doo

Black and white lines only then, and Scooby Doo is just about ready...

How to Draw Scooby Doo

But of course - all is said and drawn with a splash of Scooby Doo-esque colors, brown - black - yellow and turquoise, just like so...

How to Draw Scooby Doo

And so completes another cartoon character-focused drawing tutorial.

Now you've got a pretty good idea, on how to draw Scooby Doo. Please stay tuned for more lessons to come, can't wait.

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