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Step 15: Use the lines on the right side as guides to draw the fennec fox's front feet. Follow the basic path of the guide as you draw the shape of the first leg. Bend the leg at the joints and add a few curved lines at the bottom for the toes. Draw the other front leg the same way. Sketch the shape lightly at first to get the structure right. Darken the lines when you get the structure of the leg right. Bend the leg at the joints and add the lines at the bottom for the toes.

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Step 16: Now use the lines on the left as guides to draw the fennec fox's hind legs using the same technique. Sketch lightly at first to get the structure right and only darken the lines when you get the shape right. The tops of the hind legs should be wider than the tops of the front legs. Use the other line to draw the hind leg on the other side the same way.

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Step 17: Use the initial lines as guides to draw the rest of the fennec fox's body. Use quick, short strokes for a furry texture.

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Step 18: Use the line on the left as a guide to draw the fennec fox's tail. The tail should be thick and come to a point at the bottom.

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Step 19 (optional): For a cleaner look, erase as much as you can of the initial guide lines. Don't worry about erasing all of them. It's okay to leave some behind. Re-draw any final sketch lines that you may have accidentally erased.

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Final Step (optional): Add some shading to your fennec fox drawing to give it more dimension and volume. Pick the direction of the light source when shading so that the shadows are consistent with it. Vary the pressure on your pencil to get different degrees of tonal value.

Add a cast shadow underneath. This helps ground the fennec fox so it doesn't appear to be floating.

You can add more value throughout your fennec fox drawing for more detail. Add a darker value on certain areas like above the eyes and on the sides of the muzzle. Fennec foxes have light-colored coats, so don't press down too hard with your pencil as you shade. Add the value by using strokes that go in the general direction of the fox's fur. Shading can be time-consuming, so be patient and take breaks. It's always a good idea to use reference for a more accurate drawing. Don't forget to pause the "How to Draw a Fennec Fox" video after each step to draw at your own pace.

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