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Handy Dandy Hands by akszirules Handy Dandy Hands by akszirules
Idk if this is supposed to be a tutorial, a ref sheet, or a reminder to myself. I just got 2 jointed hand models, and I've been trying to get a better feel for drawing hands. I used to hate putting hands in pictures and tried to hide them as much as possible because I was so bad at them, or rush through it because they were so hard. And I still do sometimes. But it's a lot easier when you have a reference, and drawing dynamic hand poses can actually be really awesome! This was fun. :) I hope it can be helpful to someone else, and that I didn't just state the obvious, interspersed with lame hand puns. Really, I don't think I said anything you can't find in every other hand tutorial, but anyway....
I'd like to do a tutorial on purpose sometime! Any suggestions? Coloring? Expressions? More hands? Anything?
Or am I even good enough to do a tutorial? :iconemoluigiplz:

Also, I apologize for my handwriting. XP
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mragonrider Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is actually very helpful. I have been trying to draw people more, but hands are the bane of my existence! lol. I really need lots and lots of references to make me better and take the time to draw hands well. So thanks for this!
akszirules Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem, glad you like it! :) I have an entire folder of hand references on my computer, too. There are a lot of really helpful ones around deviantart.
mragonrider Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! Yeah, I just have to use tons of references for hands, and I have started collecting hand references...:D
Trinket1000 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
Yeah amazing!!Cuz Im srly not gd at drawing hand,I either drew them behind their backs or just clob it!
akszirules Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! I hope it's helpful! :D
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March 9, 2013
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