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How to Draw the Blue Dog

Learn how to draw the Blue Dog, the beloved pet of artist George Rodrigue, and find out how fun it is to fill familiar things with very unusual colors.

blue dog art project

I love that he painted his beloved dog in so many colors, which encourages students to be creative with their coloring as well.


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  1. Draw pencil guidelines as shown in the tutorial to assist in drawing.
  2. Students follow the tutorial to draw the blue dog in pencil.
  3. The blue dog is traced with a black marker.
  4. The blue dog is is painted with watercolors.