Have you ever tried to make shadow puppets by contorting your hands in different ways? It is quite remarkable that we are able to create many distinct shapes and entities just by using the versatility of our hands. Artists around the world have noticed that too and have begun a new form of hand art that tries to recreate animals using contortion and paintings. This list features 10 of the best pieces of hand art that focus only on creating animals.
Sure this dolphin might not have the winning smile that we are used to, but it is pretty close.
The length of the arm acts as a perfect replacement for a giraffe’s neck, making this piece more realistic.
A couple of hands come together to create a very life-like version of coral.
What makes this piece stand out is the realistic texture and the signature coil at the bottom.
A bird is possibly the easiest shape to form in this list, but the art work gives this piece a lot of splendor.
Another extremely simple shape, accentuated by great art to create a realistic bull.
The eyes on this Zebra make this one appear extremely realistic.
Intelligent use of two pairs of hands helped create this wonderful moose. Even the fingers creating a bush at the base is a great touch.
The right colors allowed this rooster to come to life.
This nocturnal favorite has been justly recreated by applying the right colors and textures.