Department of Creative Arts
St. Pius X High School

Ms. D. Gravelle

S3.A6 - Expressive Hands




It is said that the eyes are the windows to the soul, but hands can be very expressive as well.

By Chiara Cremaschi


S3.A6.1 - Research

Explore the images on the website

Choose 4 images of different hands and explain what story you think they tell?

Post the images and your summary.

S3.A6.2 - Photograph

You will create a Contact Sheet of at least 9 photographs of expressive hands.

Things to Consider:
Gestures and poses (no offensive gestures)
Age of hands
Lighting of hands
Colour vs Black and White

In Photoshop create a contact sheet.

Choose 1 or 2 of you favourite photos. Modify as necessary in Photoshop and post.

S3.A6.3 - Artistic Statement

Write your artistic statement explaining your influences, artistic process, and photographic/digital manipulation techniques that you used.

S3.A6.4 - Reflection

1. What part of your finished project did you find most successful and why?

2. What part of your finished project did you find least successful and why?

3. If you had to do this project again, what part would you change or improve on and why?