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Step 10: Use the initial lines as guides to draw the hamster's feet. Go around the guide line to create the foot and at the end draw the pointy toes. Do the same with the front foot. Draw around the initial line using it as a guide, then draw the pointy toes at the end.
Step 11: Draw the hamster's body using the initial oval as a guide. Connect the head shape to the body by using quick, short strokes to represent fur. Then go around the rest of the body drawing it the same way. Longer strokes mean longer fur, so if you want an angora hamster, use longer strokes.
Step 12: Draw a curved line on the lower left side for the hamster's tail.
Step 13 (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.
Final Step (optional): Add some shading to give your hamster drawing 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.
You can add more value throughout your hamster drawing for extra detail. As you add more value, use strokes that have the same direction that the fur is supposed to have. It's a good idea to use reference to be as accurate as possible.
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