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Tamy, Brazil; I am a library. i am alexandria. bricks, wood, ink and cement going up in smoke. I take heavens with me.

Original Portrait Pencil Drawing Fine Art Hands

Drawing into the the negative shape behind the hand. This will be a great example for a project. Consider planning this as a learning opportunity.

Arm Reliquary, 13th century, with 15th C additions. French Silver, silver-gilt, glass and rock-crystal cabochons over wood core. Glistening silver, rock crystal, and glass gems enliven this reliquary in the form of an arm raised in a gesture of blessing. Emblematic of priestly authority, arm reliquaries were placed at the altar and also processed among the faithful. A parchment tag behind the rock crystal and an engraved cuff at the wrist indicate that the relics contained were of Saint…

Nicolaes Eliasz Pickenoy, Portrait of a Lady, c. 1630 - The Detroit Institute of Arts. (Detail of right Hand)

Georgia O'Keeffe—Hand Alfred Stieglitz (American, Hoboken, New Jersey 1864–1946 New York City)