In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw Snoopy in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Snoopy.
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How to Draw Snoopy - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Interesting Facts about SNOOPY from The Peanuts
Snoopy is a member of The Peanuts series. The character was originally designed by Charles M. Schulz for a 1950 comic series. The first illustrations of Snoopy were inspired by a pet of the author. He started his role in the comics as a regular pet of another character, but then was portrayed as walking upright and behaving more civil.
Did you know?
- This character was featured in the 1972 animated film “Snoopy, Come Home.”
- There have been many films featured on television since 1965, including a musical episode.
- He is a white Beagle dog with black ears, black spot on his back, red collar and brown doghouse.
- His alias is the world war fighter pilot Flying Ace wearing a brown leather helmet and flight goggles with a red scarf, and the social dynamic Joe Cool wearing dark sunglasses, red sweater, and leaning against a wall.
- His best friend is Woodstock, girlfriend Lucy, associates Franklin, Linus, Marcie, Patty, Pigpen, and Sally, Schroeder, and owner Charlie Brown.
- The phrase “Charlie Brown Christmas tree” refers to a scantily-decorated plant.
- Snoopy Rock is a red geological formation in Arizona, Snoopy is an automatically operated underwater vessel in the novel Black Wind, and Snoopy’s Nose is a curve in Vietnam’s Mekong River.
He is featured as the mascot for NASA, United States Air Force, Minnesota International Airport, Sonoma County Airport, MetLife, and Loyola College. Additional recognition is The Silver Snoopy award, postage stamps, and 6 songs.