How to Doodle a Handshake

How to Draw a Handshake (drawing tips)

Step 1

draw a handshake

To doodle a handshake, begin by drawing two elongated ovals side-by-side as shown within the example. Notice how the first oval shape partially covers the second, and the second partially covers the third. With this in mind, be sure to doodle the oval shape on the left first, then progress from there. These three oval shapes will become our fingers.

Step 2

drawing a handshake

Let’s not draw the other hand. Use arc shapes and curved lines for this purpose. Please, however, notice the position of these lines in relation to the three ovals we drew in step 1 of this process. This positioning is important. Angles are also very important here when doodling a handshake.

Step 3

doodling a handshake

Use arc shapes and flowing lines to doodle complete the boundary of both hands. Pay particular attention to the placement of the thumb in this doodle Notice how it is directly opposite the far right finger.

Step 4

doodle a handshake

To doodle the sleeves of each hand, use straight lines as shown within the example. You could, of course, leave the arms sleeveless. But the sleeves do make our handshake look more real and realistic.

Step 5

how to doodle a handshake

Time now to put the final touches to your handshake doodle by adding some more details to the fingers. Also, doodle v-shaped lines around the two hands. This will give the impression that the hands are squeezing. And finally, give your handshake doodle some needed color.