Drawing a Hand

How to draw Hands, step by step

If you want to draw a Human it is important to try and get the facial features right because the Face is the central point of your drawing. But in order to properly draw the human need to know how to draw hands and other parts of the Human Figure. Therefore, I will show you how to draw human hand in pencil step by step.

Step 1

How to draw Hands, step 1

There are different ways of drawing hands. The simplest of them - put your hand on a sheet of paper and trace its contour with a pencil. I propose to draw a hand step by step. Using this method the drawing will be more accurate and correct. At first, mark seven point and connect them together.

Step 2

How to draw Hands, step 2

Now continue to draw hand. Just connect all points with straight lines to one another such way. The hand is obvious already!

Step 3

How to draw Hands, step 3

It would be too easy to draw all the lines of the hand with a ruler. Now you should use your imagination and draw real shape of the hand using initial contour.

Step 4

How to draw Hands, step 4

Afterwards, erase the initial contours and now your drawing looks like the real human hand.

Step 5

How to draw Hands, step 5

Add a few small details and you can proceed to the last step of drawing a hand.

Step 6

How to draw Hands, step 6

Now you should add volume to your drawing in order to make the hand appear natural. Notice, the human hands have some wrinkles on the skin or folds that stretch while when the fingers are straight, not bent. This is especially noticeable in the elderly. I suppose that now you agree with me that it is not easy to draw hands, isn't it?

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