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Step 15: Darken the remaining lines to form the rest of the stegosaurus' body.
Step 16 (optional): For a cleaner look, erase as much as you can of the initial lines. Don't worry about erasing all of them. It's okay to leave some behind. Also re-draw any final sketch lines that you may have accidentally erased.
Final Step (optional): Add some shading to your stegosaurus 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 stegosaurus so it doesn't appear to be floating.
You can add more value throughout your stegosaurus drawing for extra detail. Nobody is exactly sure as to what a stegosaurus looked like. So this part is up to you! Add a solid value or patches or even spots! If you want this look, draw a few stripes along the stegosaurus' back and random squiggly lines all over for a rough, scaly skin. Don't forget to PAUSE the video to draw at your own pace.
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