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Mastering Hands Part 1: A Beginner's Guide to Drawing Hands

Arleesha Yetzer, Watercolor Illustrator & YouTube Artist

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9 Videos (41m)
    • Introduction

    • Using Reference

    • Materials

    • Basic Shapes of the Hand

    • Basic Shapes in 3D

    • Rhythm of the Hand

    • Example Hand #1

    • Example Hand #2

    • Class Project!

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About This Class

At first glance, the art of drawing hands can seem intimidating and complex. While it is true that a hand is made up of many parts, creating beautiful hands can be fun, relaxing - and you can get started NOW!

In this class, you will learn:

  • How to break the human hand down into basic, geometric shapes
  • The rhythm of the hand - meaning the patterns of anatomy that all hands will follow
  • How the hand moves
  • How to draw hands from various angles

Hands may seem scary, but with a bit of knowledge and some practice, you’ll be enjoying the process of creating dynamic, graceful, or powerful hands in no time. Let’s do this!


138 of 141 students recommendSee All

Arleesha's instructions are clear and easy to follow!
Great class, simple clear way to understand hands, I would recommend this class. It helped me alot
Michelle Therrien

working on being a childrens illustrator

Great Class.





Arleesha Yetzer

Watercolor Illustrator & YouTube Artist

Hey there! I'm Arleesha, and I'm a watercolor artist and illustrator. Thanks so much for stopping by - I'm really looking forward to seeing you in class. Let's see what we can create together! (I know it's going to be awesome.)

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