Just a short post today, to bring you up to date with progress.
I've now finished the front half of the dog. I forgot to take a photo of his separate front leg, so here's all of him in one go:
You might just be able to make out in the marked-up design that there's also an inner line drawn on. This is going to be in gold too, and I've done the back half inner line too:
Just the front half inner line to do, then that's the dog done.