How to Draw a Cartoon Hand

Learn how to draw a great looking Cartoon Hand with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Cartoon Hand.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cartoon Hand

How to Draw a Great Looking Cartoon Hand for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Cartoon Hand step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cartoon hand outline by drawing a long curved line, then doubling it back upon itself. This begins the palm and outlines the thumb.

Easy Cartoon Hand Drawing - Step 2

Cartoon Hand step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw another curved line not connected to the first line. This outlines the opposite side of the hand. Notice the slight squiggle near the top of the line.

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Easy Cartoon Hand Drawing - Step 3

Cartoon Hand step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw a long "U" shaped line, intersecting the line of the thumb on one side. This outlines the pointer finger. Draw a curved line across the top of the palm. The bottom of the pointer finger should intersect this line.

Easy Cartoon Hand Drawing - Step 4

Cartoon Hand step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw another long "U" shaped line. Both ends of the line should connect to the top of the palm. This forms the middle finger.

Easy Cartoon Hand Drawing - Step 5

Cartoon Hand step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw a third long, "U" shaped line, connected to the top of the palm. This forms the ring finger.

Easy Cartoon Hand Drawing - Step 6

Cartoon Hand step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw a fourth and final long, "U" shaped line. This encloses the pinky finger. It should intersect the line at the top of the palm on one side and meet the squiggly line on the other, bridging the space between them.

Then, draw a curved line across the palm to contour the fleshy pad at the base of the thumb.

Easy Cartoon Hand Drawing - Step 7

Cartoon Hand step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw two more curved lines across the palm, contouring it.

Add More Details to Your Cartoon Hand Picture - Step 8

Cartoon Hand step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Extend two curved lines from the bottom of the hand. These outline the wrist. Sketch two short, curved lines on the wrist, contouring the skin.

Complete the Outline of Your Cartoon Hand Drawing - Step 9

Cartoon Hand step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Detail the fingers by drawing a short line across each knuckle - one on the thumb and two on each of the fingers.

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Cartoon Hand step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your cartoon hand outline is now complete. Can you use your colored pencils to apply realistic skin tones?

For more great easy human body drawing tutorials, see the collection of How to Draw Easy Human Body Drawings for Kids.

Easy, step by step Cartoon Hand drawing tutorial
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Give yourself a hand - literally! You can learn how to draw a cartoon hand with the help of this easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial.

This hand uses simple curved lines for the palm, wrist, and details. The fingers are made from long, "U" shaped lines. As you will see, this hand is not difficult to draw at all!

Yet, many artists complain that hands are a difficult task to master. You can improve your skills by studying the hand. How?

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Learn how to draw anime hands and gestures. Once you've mastered the basics, draw the hand in different positions - like this fist drawing or this peace sign drawing.

Then, make sketches that include two hands, like this heart hands drawing or this holding hands drawing.

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