Twitter's hand drawings are ham-fistedly hysterical

Image by @bmwald18

Drawing people is hard. The human eye is so familiar with the human body that it's finely attuned to spotting mistakes in figure drawings. Not that you need to look too closely to notice flaws in these sketches of hands, which are trying to copy a video currently doing the rounds on Twitter.

Posted by Satisfying Daily, a parody account that posts clips of incredible feats executed effortlessly, this video (below) sees an artist deftly sketch an image of a woman's hand with quick, clean strokes. It's such a satisfying and impressive take on how to draw hands that plenty of amateur artists have picked up their pencils and pens and tried to recreate it themselves. How hard can it be?

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.