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Drawing Cartoon Hands

When drawing or painting any object, it helps to figure out the big shapes first before defining the details. That’s especially important in drawing hands. Disney animator Preston Blair wrote one of the classic books on animation drawing. He advised conceiving the hand as a mitten first before drawing the fingers. The little finger can be unevenly placed for variety. ------ There are lots
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Entertainment : Speakeasy - (13 hours ago)

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Line of Action

Arts / General Visual Arts : Gurney Journey (2 years ago)

I'm not going to write a whole treatise on the "line of action" because the veteran Disney animator Preston Blair already did. From his book Animation: Learn How to Draw Animated Cartoons (How to Draw Series 26), which has been repu... Read Post

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Arts / Drawing & Illustration : ASIFA-Hollywood (4 years ago)

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