These two open hands, showing the palm, will be very familiar to us, since they are seen from the viewpoint of the owner. Notice how the movement of the thumb changes the character of the gesture.

1. The open hand with its fingers straightened out looks flat and fin-like.

2. Another fist, obviously masculine, but with the thumb closed around the fingers. When the hand is in a fist, draw the whole shape first, picking out the detail afterwards.

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Freehand Sketching An Introduction

Freehand Sketching An Introduction

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