Graphite, coloured pencil and metallic gold acrylic paint on 185gsm Arches pape. 29.7cm x 42cm (A3)

book cover 2

I could draw more realistic looking hands if I wanted to, but I kinda like the way they are a bit peculiar….a bit creature-like. There is so much conformity required to get by in this world. The way I draw hands might be my “inner freak” making its presence felt, I think.

This image was chosen to be used as the cover of a novel by Alessia Donati in 2009.