How to Draw a Realistic Hand

A 3 Step Approach

How to Draw a Realistic Hand

This lesson breaks down one of the “most difficult” things to draw – the human hand. ┬áThis demonstration reveals how easy it is to master drawing a hand using a simple step by step approach of drawing shapes, contours, and adding shading.


  • HB Graphite Pencil
  • 4B Graphite Pencil
  • Vinyl Eraser
  • Bristol Paper
  • Paper Towel or Scrap Paper

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