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Step 15: Use the remaining lines as guides to draw the rest of the wombat's body. Darken the lines as you follow the basic path of the guides. Wombats have very small tails, so only draw the long hair on the rear that sticks up by using quick, short strokes.

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Step 16 (optional): For a much cleaner look, erase as much as you can of the initial guide lines. Don't worry about erasing all of the guides. 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): You can add more value throughout your wombat drawing for more detail. Add the value by using strokes that go in the general direction of the fur. Wombats' coats are a solid color without any pattern, so use a single value for the entire body. Don't worry about adding the value too smoothly. Wombats can have coarse fur, so a little texture as you shade is okay. Add darker shading to certain areas to give your wombat drawing more dimension and volume. Vary the pressure on your pencil to get different degrees of tonal value. Keep the light source in mind when adding the darker value so that the shadows are consistent. Shading can be quite time-consuming, so be patient and take breaks. It's always a good idea to use reference for a more accurate drawing.

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

Add even more value throughout your wombat drawing to make the coat darker. Continue shading your wombat drawing until you get the exact value you like. Don't forget to pause the "How to Draw a Wombat" video after each step to draw at your own pace.

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