Anatomy II — Arms and Hands Unit Plan
May 24 — June 20, 2021
For full context, see the description of my Art Home School Curriculum.
In addition to learning the anatomy of arms and hands, I’m going to focus on creating some original sequential art during this unit. My ultimate goal in learning how to draw is to write and illustrate an original graphic novel. Creating short comic stories will give me practice in multiple areas:
- Drawing from imagination
I plan to spend 1 hour and 10 minutes per day (about 8 hours per week) working on original sequential art. I’m hoping this will pan out to about 4 pages of art by the end of the unit (just penciled, not inked, colored, or lettered).
Proko’s Anatomy of the Human Body course (arms section).
George Bridgman’s Book of a Hundred Hands (available for free on hoopla.com with a public library card).
- George Bridgman
- Draw 100 hands (every picture in Bridgman’s Book of a Hundred Hands).
- Alan Moore’s Writing for Comics.
- Learn, copy, invent!
- 4 hands per day from the Bridgman book.
- 1 hour and 10 minutes per day working on original sequential art.