My Dainty Manly Hands

Along the theme of jewelry here...  A while back I received a simple line art illustration assignment from an art director at GKV.  A magazine ad for Pandora jewelry was to have "peel-off" bracelet stickers to try on with a little "how-to" illustration explaining the mechanics of the complex sticker operation.   So, as an illustrator,  I needed some beautiful hands to draw from.  No-one was around to shoot, so I did what any committed artist would do, and posed my own hands as daintily as I possible could.  Here's a pic of the process: