Improving Hand Drawing Skills and Overthinking.
This week's newsletter began with a simple idea: practicing drawing hand poses. I thought, I'll do an illustration where I practice drawing hands and hand poses.
Simple enough idea. Cue the brain to start overthinking.
Days later. I still did not make any progress on the newsletter or drawing. I had read far too much info about the meanings of hand gestures, peace signs, and even the Vulcan hand greeting.
The idea of drawing a bunch of hands was scrapped.
Changing plans, I wondered how hands might play a role in developing a character. This thought process ultimately resulted in the illustration accompanying this week's newsletter.
A rock star sings about peace.
A lizard king waves to the masses.
A robot, who like AI art programs, does not know how many fingers humans have.
A space captain explores the galaxy.
Have a wonderful weekend. Stay curious and creative. Be Kind.
I did end of drawing a page of hands for practice.
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