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Arm Anatomy Tutorial by Jeff-H Arm Anatomy Tutorial by Jeff-H
Arm anatomy tutorial, including arm to shoulder and arm to hand connections

More tutorials can be found in my gallery, in the Tutorials folder.

Currently available tutorials:
Female figure
Basic Hand
Basic Expression
Arm Anatomy

Upcoming tutorials:
Hair Color
Hairstyles and Techniques
Leg, Thigh, and Ankles
Heads at an angle
Bodies at an angle
Basic Male Figure
Basic Foot
Landscapes (6 separate tutorials)
Materials (4 separate tutorials)
Gems and accessories
Coloring the body


Sometimes people ask me why I use such insanely meticulous and yet unnecessary measurements. The reason? Well, although I personally don't need to measure so incredibly carefully, it's not only extremely beneficial knowing the exact location (hence allowing me to make more accurate estimates), but because it's for your benefit as well.

I've seen a lot of tutorials that gave a nice explanation, but still forced me to estimate the distances and sizes. Those tutorials, while somewhat helpful, didn't allow me to improve my anatomy at all. I always wished there was some kind of exact comparison, some kind of exact tutorial, for me to use.

Now that I'm older and able to take measurements to myself, I used six different hands and studied them in order to come up with an approximate average. Although hands differ from person to person, understanding this approximate average would've helped me a lot in my earlier days. Since I can't find any tutorial with exact measurements, I can only make one myself
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Blastel Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014
I have a long way to go before i understand any of this.
Tatoonthesky Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
I really love your tutorials, thank you very much for your wonderful work! It helps me a lot! (screwed english)
swimblue3 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
if anybody is having trouble with anatomy, this site is a great help. It will work efficiently alongside this tutorial.


Enjoy :)
Angel-Mythrael Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The contents are really helpful, but the colors make it a bit hard to percept.
Xenofish Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012
Nice one!
santoshredekar Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Professional
This is so helpful
bepopee Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank omg I love it this help alot.
KanaKuroDaiya Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you, I always have problems with arms XD
Kohakuuu Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Hello, sorry for being quite late, but here's your requested critique!

:bulletred: To be honest... I don't think that there are negatives in this one! ^^;
You can read it very well, the drawings are neat and clean, and it's indeed very handy.

:bulletgreen: Like I said, the drawings are precise, neat and they are very well drawn.
:bulletgreen: This tutorial is really good and handy, and the information is really good.
:bulletgreen: The measurements and informations, as I said, very good, and they're just flawless! :)

Even though I couldn't find any negatives in this drawing, I still hope it was helpfull, even when it's a little.
Thank you for submitting this in CritiCentrum! :iconcriticentrum:
klydekiss Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012   Digital Artist
Aweesome! thanks a ton!
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