Recently spending time dreaming up Mermaid Caricatures, I felt inspired to look into Graceful Hands. At first, I carefully drew this pose with bent fingers. But too much care went into it to actually use it at Parties. Where things have to be done Fast. I Stopped.
I extrapolated what was important about this. I feel like it's the bend in the wrist ~ which shows the palm from underneath. Anytime a hand comes up in my pictures now, I might quickly jump into "To show the palm, or Not to show the palm" ~ that is a question. That would be useful for me in designing pictures on the spot.
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