May 15, 2012

Optical Illusion Hand




I came across this picture on pinterest awhile ago.  I thought it looked pretty cool. So, I outlined my left arm/forearm.





This idea was from a 5th grade art class.  Since I always liked fifth grade art, I gave her a whirl.





I hadn’t worked with markers since my Left vs. Right post and I was missing them!





I would probably give myself a “C” for this drawing.  I did not capture the optical illusion like all the other 10 year olds.  I kept having to go back and erase my lines.  I don’t know why I had so much trouble with this.





Markers for the body….watercolor pencils for the background.  I’d like to do more with this…but I’m drawing a blank!  Haha

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

I would like to have had this 5th grade teacher!

jinxxxygirl said...

I think that is really interesting and cool! 5th grade cool! Surely some doodles could fit between thoselines. lol. Great job! I may have to give this a whirl one day when i feel the need to be COOL!! Hugs! deb

Eden said...

Thanks JP and Deb!! Always fun to play with color :D

Jo in NZ said...

it doesnt look quite the same because you kept the original outline of your forearm. That should be super light(and rubbed out at the end) , and then it looks like your arm is under a sheet or something. Love the colour !!

Eden said...

Haha...thanks Jo.....After I drew the outline to the arm/hand I realized I shouldn't have drawn a line! Ah well....funny I'm not as perceptive as I thought! Haha

Glad you like the color...me too :D

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