Mastering Hands Part 1: A Beginner's Guide to Drawing Hands | Arleesha Yetzer | Skillshare

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

      0:51
    • Using Reference

      2:03
    • Materials

      1:17
    • Basic Shapes of the Hand

      6:49
    • Basic Shapes in 3D

      5:58
    • Rhythm of the Hand

      2:27
    • Example Hand #1

      7:21
    • Example Hand #2

      7:02
    • 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

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This is a great short class to help understand hands and will help you a lot when drawing.
The lesson breakdown Arleesha puts together are intuitive and easy to follow. The spiral trick for the fingers is crazy useful (though I haven't mastered it yet). Thank you!
Arleesha is an excellent instructor! I highly recommend all of her classes.
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Arleesha Yetzer

Watercolor Illustrator & YouTube Artist

Arleesha is a watercolor artist and YouTube creator based in the northeastern United States. Her work primarily features dynamic and whimsical representations of the human figure. Primary professional endeavors include her budding YouTube channel with a current subscriber community of over 30 thousand as well as this growing library of Skillshare classes!

Here, you'll find classes on anatomy, figure drawing, and watercolor techniques - all directed to help you improve your port...

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