HAND DRAWING MADE SIMPLE / by Brent Eviston

Here's a link to my latest article on Artists Network showing how I approach hand drawing.  If you're new to drawing hands, these steps will get you thinking in terms of simple construction before dealing with details.

http://www.artistsnetwork.com/new-articles/simplify-hand-drawing-confident-results

This drawing shows that the complex pattern of light and shadow on the hand can be solved by simplifying the lighting scheme using basic volumes such as cylinders and blocks.

This drawing shows that the complex pattern of light and shadow on the hand can be solved by simplifying the lighting scheme using basic volumes such as cylinders and blocks.