“Hands are very important for me,” says Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel. “A single hand can hold so much emotion.”
Casteel creates larger-than-life portraits of individuals in her neighborhood. She focuses on subtle details in capturing these subjects, including a series devoted to their hands.
What do your hands tell others about you? How can focusing on just one detail, like hands, tell a story?
Create your own focused portrait depicting your hands and what they tell others about you.
- Construction paper (bright colors and skin tones, full sheets and cut-out shapes)
- Colorful tissue paper