Intro to Art

Pencil Drawing

Step 1:

Watch this video about famous artists who have painted hands:

Famous artists hands cropped.mp4

Step 2:

Watch this video for instructions about composing your drawing

Hand tool Composition.mp4

Step 3:

Watch this video about how to draw a realistic hand:

How to Draw a Realistic Hand-HD.mp4

Learning Targets:

  • I can articulate how famous artists have rendered hands

  • I can use scale and proportion to accurately portray a realistic image

  • I can develop textures and value to make my image look real

  • I can render an accurate drawing from observation

  • I can reflect on my drawing using art terms and concepts

  • I can demonstrate effective pencil drawing techniques

Actual student examples: