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!

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It's very helpful and informative and offers a simpler way of looking at hands. The creator is gifted and is very easy to understand. I learned a lot in the short amount of time it takes to watch and interact with the lessons.
This class was so helpful in getting down the form, geometry, and rhythm of the hand in a way that is easy to follow.
This class really helps to break down the basic shape and anatomy of the hand easily so you can sketch more dynamic hand poses without much hassle.

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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 15 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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