Grey Dog Face Paint

About: I am a conceptual artist, and my DIY projects are mostly inspired by pop culture (movies, music, sports, TV). I mostly specialize in painting, graphic design, drawing, digital photography, performance art, a...

Canine fans everywhere will love learning to paint this beautiful boomer inspired by Josie Wolters from her 2011 book Just For Fun Faces 2.

Step 1: Video

First, you can watch the video on how I painted the design, either here or on YouTube using the following link:

Step 2: Basics

Now, here's a visual of the step by step process on painting this dog face. First, I used white (Mehron Paradise) to paint a base around the face, excluding the nose. This is because you're going to use black to fill it in. Then, I finished off with a layer of light grey from the AMC Walking Dead palette and Storm Cloud from Mehron Paradise to fill in the edges of my face.

Step 3: Black Features

Then, I used transparent black also from the AMC Walking Dead palette to fill in the eye sockets. Then, I used Black from Mehron Paradise to fill in the nose and add whisker holes, and lines on both corners of the mouth.

Step 4: Fur Effect

Then, I bounced from white to grey to black to add fur effects around the face.

Step 5: Final Touches

I finished off with a bow on the forehead made from Beach Berry and Black (from Mehron Paradise), and light golden brown on the lips (also from Mehron Paradise).

Step 6: Bow-Wow!

It's done and ready to go! Love the greys and the blacks, especially that pop out against the white. And the bow, just gives off that cute effect!



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