Course Outline

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Course Outline

    • Welcome Video

  • 2

    Section 1. Survey of Hands in Western Art

    • 1.1. Drawing Hands

    • 1.2. Hands in Narrative Work

    • 1.3. Hands in Figure Drawing

    • 1.4. Hands in Portraits

  • 3

    Section 2. Construction and Anatomy of Hands

    • 2.1. Construction and Anatomy

    • 2.2. The Basic Forms of the Hand

    • 2.3. The Bones of the Hand

    • 2.4. Muscles and Fat Pads

    • 2.5. Surface Anatomy

    • 2.6. Topography of the Hand

    • 2.7. Movements of the Hand

  • 4

    Section 3. Demonstration Drawings

    • 3.0. Setting up Your Workstation

    • 3.1. The Construct of the Hand

    • 3.2. Cross-Section of the Hand

    • 3.3. The 3/4 Construct of the Hand

    • 3.4. The Hand in Motion

    • 3.5. Holding Air Guitar

    • 3.6. Bonus Video - Bouguereau Hands

    • Reference Image Bouguereau The Bohemian 1890

    • Glossary of Terms & Definitions

  • 5

    Section 4 - Assignments

    • Drawing Hands Assignments - 12 Assignments and 1 Bonus Assignment

    • Submit Assignment 1

    • Submit Assignment 2

    • Submit Assignment 3

    • Submit Assignment 4

    • Submit Assignment 5

    • Submit Assignment 6.1

    • Submit Assignment 6.2

    • Submit Assignment 7

    • Submit Assignment 8

    • Submit Assignment 9

    • Submit Assignment 10

    • Submit Assignment 11

    • Submit Assignment 12

    • Submit Bonus Assignment

  • 6

    Section 5 - Additional Reference

    • 5.1. Action Additional References

    • 5.2. Figure Additional Reference

    • 5.3. Portrait Additional References

  • 7

    FAQ

    • Frequently Asked Questions

  • 8

    Thank You

    • Thank you for signing up

Why should you sign up

  • Lifetime Access

    There is lifetime access to all of this. Drawing Hands with Master Artist, Mandy Boursicot, is our offer of a skills workshop combined with art historical and conceptual presentations.

  • Taught from Scratch

    No prior knowledge or experience in drawing is needed, and each lesson and each assignment builds on previous lessons. Designed for absolute beginners and no previous experience is necessary... Taught from absolute scratch !

  • Just like learning in Studio

    Get access to the same professional instruction Mandy offers in her Vancouver atelier but from the convenience of your own home, and from anywhere in the world, at your own pace.

You'll instantly be getting

  • 140 minutes of Video Demonstration by Mandy Boursicot

  • 76 Art Historical References applied specifically to Action Painting, Figure Drawing and Portraiture

  • 42 Additional Hand-Drawn References by Mandy for you to practice at your leisure

  • 30 Minutes of Lecture Videos on hands in Art History

  • 7 Video Presentations on Construction and Anatomy

  • 7 downloadable PDF Lecture Notes on Construction and Anatomy

  • 5 minutes of Video Instructions on Assignments, as well as downloadable PDF with clearly written instructions

  • Supplies List for your drawing workstation

  • Video Critique by Mandy Boursicot sent directly to your mailbox

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Mandy Boursicot

Instructor

Mandy Boursicot is a leader in the emerging Classical Realism movement. After rigorous training in the Academic method at the Angel Academy of Art in Florence, Italy, she now practices and teaches in her private atelier in Vancouver, BC.

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