11/8/21 hands

by Alcyonair, November 9th 2021 © 2021 Alcyonair

I didn't feel like drawing hands today but I knew I should because it's been a few days since I've drawn them. Please critique and thank you


really nice, and perspective is amazing aswell as the proportons


Thank you

Polyvios Animations

Well, Alcyonair, I clearly and totally think that now you're on the right track of the forms and bitty details of your hands, down pat! Awesome job, indeed.

My problem is that the hands' forces are not getting enough of the looseness and expressiveness. Would you like to kindly free up your shoulder (meaning dominant shoulder) with 5 minutes of 30 second hands and feet? (10 drawings of hands and feet; take these with a grain of salt)

As a result, your lines of rhythm of those appendages will be all the more rhythmic and motion-packed in your quick sketches.

'Hope these have been completely and totally beneficial to your artistry's growth.


Thank you for your feedback, I'm going to do that today and then post my results. I draw a lot with my fingers and i know I need to work on that by intentionally drawing with my arm. And I'll have the words looseness and expressiveness in my mind when I do the 30 second hand poses.

normally I do 1 full page of hands and 1 page feet so they're separate. But I will do both as the 30 second increments


Good sense of the hands and fingers. Ready to add detail?


By detail I think you mean form so shading and yeah I should practice that more. That's something that kind of always intimidated me but I will be more mindful of actively shading hands. So maybe 5 minute hand drawings instead of 2 minutes. Thank you for your advice and I will be sure to implement this.

Honey Bee1331

Your hands are amazing, but I would try more dynamic poses.


Thank you for the advice. I've been drawing gestural lines first now for when I do gesture hand drawing and I noticed that they have more flowy or an emphasized type of movement. It has helped me make them feel more dynamic and I will be posting it soon for another critique. I appreciate you taking time to give me advice, thank you.

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