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Drawing Hands

The best way to get better at drawing hands is to DRAW HANDS! It sounds simple but it can be a daunting task. This video demonstrates how to draw the hand pointing. At the end of the video I show my secret weapon for practicing drawing hands. It’s a book I got back in the late 80’s (yes, I’m that old) that is really helpful with showing hands in different positions and completing different tasks. Check it out.


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How to Draw the Classic Outstretched Superhero Hand

Drawing hands is a pain in the neck. The only way to get better at it is to keep drawing. This video demonstrates how to make that classic superhero pose where the hand is outstretched.


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New Video, How to Draw Hands: Foreshortening

Foreshortening is an absolute must if you are going to draw comic book characters AND their hands! I think hands are just as important as the eyes as far as expressiveness and communication. This is the third video in my hand series and it explains the concept of foreshortening and how to use it in drawing.


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Best Art Hack for Drawing Dynamic Hands

Drawing the hand can be a daunting task for beginners and professionals alike. Drawing really dynamic hands that tell a story is challenging. How can I improve my hands? Luckily, the bones of the hand make an excellent visual guide when drawing. This art hack video demonstrates the easiest way, I’ve found, to draw those elusive, fluid, interesting hands. Let me know what you think by leaving a comment!