Trying vector art


It's a chilly September day here in Sudbury. I was browsing around on Dribbble and found a cool vector art of a german shepherd. Mr. Finley, our parson russell terrier, was running around the house and I thought I'd give it a shot. Here's the photo inspiring the doodles below:

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An attempt at vector drawing in Illustrator:

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... and a quick doodle:

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Anyone have good tutorials on vector art in Illustrator? I'd like to find ways to improve the first one. Let me know in the comments!