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Hand Tutorial -Tips+Reference- by Qinni Hand Tutorial -Tips+Reference- by Qinni
Notes: I suggest drawing all the hands here (just for practice)....and see if you guys improve or not =D;;. I feel like I improved just by compiling all these drawings xD.

Oh, and on another note, never try to hide the hands when drawing a picture. After all, forcing yourself to draw them on a body is the best way to practice ^^.

Finally, never be afraid to use references. Use your own hands if you must (unless your hands are like mine...fat and chubby and generally unappealing), or take a picture of someone's hand. Imagination and memory can only take the technical side of drawing to a certain point until you have drawing enough to master it.

Sorry, it's a bit big. These hands were compiled in a week's time through observing people and drawing hands in life-drawing :D. The shading's really rough, but hopefully it shows a bit more structure and how to shade the hand =)

Also, I'm not a professional (yet xD;; ), so there still may be mistakes in my drawing. but I tried my best ^^.

People has been asking me for a tutorial and I've been meaning to do one for...the longest time, ever.
I know there are a lot of hand tutorials out there, but since it's my favourite body part to draw, I though, "why not?". I personally can't get enough of looking at different tutorials on doing stuff, so....yah =P.

I hope it's helpful even a little. The references at the bottom are for everyone to look at and, well, reference, if need be.

Tutorial #2

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BSGirl4TW Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014
Thanks for the tutorial! :)
DeviantSaphira Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artist
Thanks! Usually I try to hide the hands when I draw XD
PandoraDaFoxx Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is the reference of all references...
lizz-elric Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I've looked at several hand tutorials but your explanations are much easier to follow while being informative without being a novel.
Project-Sazzon Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Man, I really needed this :eager: by darkmoon3636 
SaxonVoter Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Student
Very nice tutorial! Will do a hand study with this (and my hands, lol) over the weekend.
slagathor-the-great Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much fr this!
angel-antonette Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014
thanks! :D 
Kingdomwolf13 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very good and detailed! Thanks!
NaruHinaSasuSaku4evr Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I never noticed how the fingers curve more as the hand is lifted to be 90 degrees to the forearm. That's very interesting! This is a really good and quick tutorial that I'm sure will help me (I hate drawing hands as most people do)
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