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

Arleesha Yetzer, Watercolor Illustrator & YouTube Artist

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9 Lessons (41m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:51
    • 2. Using Reference

      2:03
    • 3. Materials

      1:17
    • 4. Basic Shapes of the Hand

      6:49
    • 5. Basic Shapes in 3D

      5:58
    • 6. Rhythm of the Hand

      2:27
    • 7. Example Hand #1

      7:21
    • 8. Example Hand #2

      7:02
    • 9. Class Project!

      6:59
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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!

Music: http://www.bensound.com