What makes a good cartoon character hand drawn?
In cartoon style, the more round and flexible are your fingertips, more dynamic and interesting they are. When creating your characters, try to develop the hands as if they were also a character! Another good reason to draw the hands of four fingers is that you can make them larger and, therefore, more expressive!
Why do cartoons have 4 fingers?
Why do so many cartoon characters only have four fingers? Simple: a four -fingered hand is SO much easier to draw than a five-fingered hand. Plus, it simplifies the design of the hand in the same way the rest of the body is simplified.
How do you draw a child’s hand?
Activities for kids: Drawing a hand
- Make a quick outline. Draw a rectangle with a slightly widened top.
- Position your fingers. Sketch your thumb into two shapes: a strong base firmly anchored into your palm and a narrow, almost pointed tip.
- Outline your fingers.
- Draw the details.
How do you make original characters?
Pick an archetype that works for your character, but add unique traits that make your character original. Describe your character’s physical appearance in a list or paragraph. Ask yourself how your character will look. Then, describe their basic physical features, how they typically dress, and how they move and stand.
Why is drawing hands so hard?
One reason that the hands are difficult to draw is that they can easily look askew. (That’s why so many artists “hide” them by stuffing them into pockets!) There’s a fine line between too little and too much realism. By implying too many folds in the skin, you can dramatically (and unintentionally) age your subject.