Why I Spent An Hour Drawing Hands Tonight

A trip outside of my drawing comfort zone.

The first ten of a couple dozen hands. Picture by the author, Benya Clark.

Hands have a reputation among artists as being one of the most difficult parts of the body to draw.

I just started drawing this year, but I can already understand why hands are so maligned. As a beginner, I can’t draw anything great yet, but I can certainly draw some things better than others…