How to Doodle an Oath

Step 1

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If someone asked you to visualize an OATH, what would you draw? One of the best ways to represent this visually is to draw an oath hand gesture. These hand gestures, can, of course, vary from culture to culture. So in this example, let’s just look at one of them. To begin your oath doodle, draw three fingers. Use elongated arc shapes. Notice how the fingers are positioned side by side with no space between them.

Step 2

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Draw the little pinky finger using an elongated oval shape. Then use a combination of a straight line and an arc shape for the nail on the pinky. Notice how the pinky is pointing down toward the palm.

Step 3

doodling an oath

Use a combination of arc shapes and curved lines to draw the thumb and the palm area of your hand. This can be a little tricky, so make sure to pay attention to the angles and length of the lines used in the example.

Step 4

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Use straight lines to draw the shirt sleeve on the wrist area of the hand. Notice how the line angles a little differently on the right side of the shirt sleeve. It isn’t necessary to draw it this way, but it can add a little more realism to your drawing.

Step 5

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Add the finishing touches to your doodle by giving it some color. And there we have it. This is our representation of an OATH. How many other variations of an oath can you think of to draw?