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Draw Hands

The Exercise

Simplified model of the hands.

A simplified model of a hand.

Anatomy of the hand: the bones.

Anatomy of the hand: the bones.

On the inside of the hand, you can see the thumb muscle, the pink muscle and the fatty cushion below the fingers. You can use these as a atart to model the hand.

On the inside of the hand, you can see the thumb muscle, the pink muscle and the fatty cushion below the fingers. You can use these as a atart to model the hand.

The knuckles are the joints of the bones, and they curve.

The knuckles are the joints of the bones, and they curve.

The tendons are visible on the back of the hand.

The tendons are visible on the back of the hand.

Knuckle positions relative to fat cushions.

Knuckle positions relative to fat cushions.

Exercise

Draw from observation, then from memory, a few well-drawn hands by artists you admire.

Draw from observation, then from memory, a few well-drawn hands by artists you admire.

Exercise

Draw your hand from observation, then from memory, trying to apply the simplifications and idealizations your favorite artists used.

Draw your hand from observation, then from memory, trying to apply the simplifications and idealizations your favorite artists used.

Why

This exercise helps you become better at drawing hands, you can learn from how your favorite artists simplified and idealized hands, and you can always do it because you always have a spare hand with you to use as a model for reference.

Grab a pen or pencil and some paper, and start drawing!

Hand that holds a sheet of paper and a pen, ready to start drawing.

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