Ooof! Hard Hands!

18 Nov

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Almost at the end of the life drawing session at Swansea Print Workshop and I spent the last few minutes drawing the model’s hand. There was some quite severe foreshortening and it was hard. Very hard. OOOOOFFFF!!!! No matter how many times I measured up, they still look weird.

I drew with a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tablet using a free Markers app. I worked onto a black ground that I put in first.

8 Responses to “Ooof! Hard Hands!”

  1. jhv57 November 19, 2017 at 13:58 #

    I think it is hard because we have pre-conceived ideas about what hands loo like. And it is weird.

  2. sueblackpenart November 19, 2017 at 06:02 #

    Who cares for perfect, really. Sometimes expression is now important…

  3. sheldonk2014 November 18, 2017 at 22:16 #

    I love what you did here

  4. Carol Lois Haywood November 18, 2017 at 22:10 #

    Even if you missed your personal standard of exactly right proportions, you did a wonderful sketch, very expressive of the presence of a strong human hand. Right on.

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