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Shih Tzu Sketch by greeniebone Shih Tzu Sketch by greeniebone
Feeling inspired by some awesome doggie & anime artwork I saw today by hallucinojen, I decided to do some animation-style doggie designs of my own. I have always been annoyed how you rarely see small dog drawings. Why people focus so much on big dogs is beyond me, as my two small dogs, Mac the Maltese and Mei the Shih Tzu, have given me just as much love as any big dog. (No offense to big dog owners; I love ALL dogs, regardless of size!)

Well anyway, here are some quick drawings I did of a random Shih Tzu dog. I tried to make the eyes slightly slanted, since Shih Tzus are Chinese dogs, after all. ^_^ These are just really rough sketchy pictures, an attempt to get a feel on capturing that Shih Tzu look in an animation style....this one looks a lot like my Mei, of course, although her hair is a bit shorter right now.
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Sarah-Vafidis Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is great! Looks like my Maltese Shih Tzu <3 - we've never cut her hair, let it grow out into this beautiful shape - lots of brushing but she is gorgeous! <3 They look like a cloud, floating as the run around on the ground :aww:
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RosePetalss Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Kind of reminds me of Disney C:
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ktyan Featured By Owner May 22, 2009
awwwwwww!! :love:
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kiky-Inuyasha-Kagome Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009
cool
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xXNoirAngelXx Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2008
awwwwwwww its ADORABLE! I have a Shih Tzu! He's my baby :D
Love it!
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IceyCream Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2008   Photographer
I wish I could draw like that... I have three Shih Tzu's :cuddle: My babies ;]
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Amarantis Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2008
I think you portrayed a shih tzu amazingly.
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bakedlemons Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2008
Love it! i have 2 shihtzus too! :DD
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roxannababe Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
AWWW! so cute!
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xxanimebunnyxx Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
totally adorable my lil chi chi is a shih tzu and she licked my keyboard when she saw this drawing must meen she likes it. XD
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ElvishTiger Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2006
I love shih tzus, too! My family has three!
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NicGiraffe Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2006
That is so so SO cute! I especially love her facial expression and eyes, they're really expressive. And you're right, the toy breeds get no love.

*waves a 'I love shih tzus' banner*
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ShadowyKitten Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2004   Traditional Artist
Aww, I wish I could.. My scanner's broke.. But if I can find some decent pictures of him, I'll be sure to scan them and upload them here on DA. ^^
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ShadowyKitten Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2004   Traditional Artist
Oh, it's so pretty, Greenie!! I love all your sketches.. Especially this one, considering my Shih Tzu. ^_^ The eyes are just so big and full, I love them! But the feet have to be the best part of the picture.. 0_0 They're so awesome.
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greeniebone Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2004  Hobbyist Artist
o_o Really, the feet? And wow, you have a Shih Tzu too?!? Me, you & Majenta....who else?? ^_^ Now you must send me a picture of your furbaby......
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hallucinojen Featured By Owner May 23, 2004
Oh this is DARLING! I think that a rough, sketchy style is actually very fitting for Shih Tzu drawings - gotta capture all that fur somehow ;) I love the full-body drawing especially; it looks like it could just come to life ^_^
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BeauteCharmante Featured By Owner May 22, 2004
Ha ha! That's so adorable!! Yer really awesome at drawing those types of puppies! ^_^ Excellent work! Reminds me of my grandma's dog, well, that dog isn't as pretty as yer artwork! Keep it up + thanks for the comment on my picture!
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