Did you know that the skeleton of an average human hand consists of 27 bones? That´s why among other things it´s so very hard to mend them sometimes when broken.
Most people think, that drawing a face is difficult (which done properly surely is). But actually it´s even harder to draw a human hand.
Since I like to challenge myself, I portrayed my left hand in the last couple of weeks and was happy to see that my drawings improved -my first attempts were really awful, but not being a chicken, I´ll show you these as well, though at the end of this post;)
The one on the left was made with biro, the one on the right with coal.
Quick sketch after a Da Vinci drawing.
Likewise after Da Vinci
This I sketched after a photograph made by my dear friend Inese who´d just had her second Blog anniversary – please check out her beautiful blog Making memories!
And now to my (awful) first attempts: