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Step 15: Now use the other line as a guide to draw the moose's hind legs. Sketch lightly at first as you follow the guide line to get the shape of the first leg right. Darken the hind leg once you get the structure right. Notice how the hind leg bends at the joint in the middle. The top of the hind leg should be thicker than the top of the front leg. Don't forget the hoof on the bottom! Now draw the leg on the other side the same way. Make the leg thicker on top, bend it at the joint and add the hoof at the bottom.
Step 16: Draw the rest of the moose's body by using the remaining lines as guides. Add a small curve on the top part of the body for the hump. The lines on the top right side should overlap a bit to form the tail.
Step 17 (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. Also re-draw any final sketch lines that you may have accidentally erased.
Final Step (optional): Add some shading to your moose 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.
Draw a cast shadow underneath. This helps ground the moose so it doesn't appear to be floating.
You can add more value throughout your moose drawing for extra detail. It's always a good idea to use reference for accuracy, and remember to PAUSE the video any time you need help.
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