How To Draw Manga Hand

Expressive hands

How Draw Open Hand Step Step

The fingers taper toward the ends, but widen out at the joints.

The finger bones extend beyond the knuckles into the back of the hand.

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Looking at the shapes in between the fingers helps you to get the fingers right

How Draw Human Wrist

The thumb is attached at a large joint positioned close to the wrist.

Here's where you really have to get to know your skeleton, because the shape of hands is dictated almost entirely by their bones. Muscle groups rarely have any definition because, although maximum dexterity is a must, strength is relatively insignificant, and bulging fingers look bizarre and move badly. The shape of the fingers can be affected by additional fat, but this can be added as it would be for any other part of the body so on these two pages we will focus on a standard, slim pair of hands.

M Open hand

For a clearer image, shading is kept minimal\ whereas bold lines are used to highlight folds in the skin. Getting the proportions right is essential, so you'll need to refer to your own hands constantly Remember, the only way to learn to draw anything properly is to practice. Hands are notoriously difficult, so don't lose patience if it doesn't look right immediately.

Looking at the shapes in between the fingers helps you to get the fingers right

A Half-closed hand

To make the hands extra dramatic, make them more angular and increase the tightness of the skin. Experiment with your own hands to learn how different positions can produce various effects.

< Back of hand

The back of the hand can be a difficult area to draw because there are so many details—knuckles, fingernails, joints—all of which can vary greatly from person to person. Think about how the character's body is reflecting its personality, and how best to use the hands to reinforce this.

The fingers taper toward the ends, but widen out at the joints.

The finger bones extend beyond the knuckles into the back of the hand.

The thumb is attached at a large joint positioned close to the wrist.

Part of the reason why the bones affect the shape of the hands so much is the sheer density of joints (14 just for the digits). See how the skin bulges very slightly at each joint, especially when it is bent, and how the fingers taper toward the ends, although this is only really noticeable when they are held together.

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The width across all the knuckles is about the same as the length of the fingers.

The fingers are about half the length of the whole hand.

^ Gripping hand, right

The difference in perspective between the right and left hand is an important aspect to get correct. Notice how the movement of each hand mirrors the other.

The width across all the knuckles is about the same as the length of the fingers.

The fingers are about half the length of the whole hand.

< Gripping hand, left

Close observation is the only way to understand all the complex movements of the hand. Notice in particular the way in which each finger has its own movements, especially when curled to grip an object.

Liam Sharp Even though these hands are othenA/orldly, they are still informed by a knowledge of human hands. As long as fingers continue to bend at knuckles and joints, and hands continue to grasp, you will be able to use your anatomy work to create more plausible fantasy hands.

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