Step 5: Practice without Tracing

When you can see that designs you make with henna are no longer messy, and you have got control over the cone squeezing it and your hands are no longer shivering while making it, then you are ready for the next step.

Take an A4 sheet or a plain piece of paper. Place your left hand on it if you are right-handed and vice versa. With pencil draw an outline of your hand on paper.

After tracing, rotate the tracing so that fingers are towards you, place glass sheet on it as you did for printed design.

Put the printed design beside hand-tracing so they are parallel and near enough.

As a beginner it will be difficult for you to decide that from where you should start applying henna. So at this stage, start from the base of index finger. See the design from printed paper and trace it on the glass sheet just by looking it as you are making a sketch.

Now start making design from wrist to the thumb.

 In this way, your design will get divided and you will know exactly what your design is and how you can make it on hand.

Now make the design which will come in the center of hand till the index finger.

After the palm is completed, come towards remaining fingers, starting from the middle one to the pinky.

Now practise this technique until you can judge the proportions of design on hand. Make another tracing of your hand but this time right one and practice on it too, so you can perfect both the hands.

When you see you are good at this, then…. its time for trying out on a real hand! Time to call your friends!

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<p>This is something I was looking for. Thank you</p>
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any place online where i can purchase some? i would love to do some on my wife :)
<p>You'll find it at any Indian Supermarket. If you are looking strictly online. Just google it.</p>
<p>can you say me how to put bid arabic designs</p>
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<p>Nice designs. It would help us if you post step by step process video like this <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcNrXuRPoJA" rel="nofollow">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcNrXuRPoJA</a></p>
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Hey where are you from?
Thanks just what i needed.i see a lot of henna tutorials showing how to draw patterns but non ever tell me how to use the cone when it comes to pressure and flow of the henna.thanks a lot. The instructable diagrams are an awesome help a well. I got an instructable account thanks to you- ray_sunshine16 . Ill post picks of what I've learnt soon .
How long does the henna last approximately?
Good quality henna lasts upto 7 days, but the color fading process goes on for about a month.
Beautiful work! I find this so much more interesting than a tattoo. The fact that it wears off is great. Do women other than brides have this done? How often?
lots of people do this just for fun
ur wrk s grt,,um a mehndi designer n i luv da instructions.....mashallah, :))))
I have no idea what you just said...
mashallah means- as god wills
did you mean to say &quot;your work is great, im a mehndi designer and i love the instructions&quot; ?
yess,,seems lyk ur confused :P
:( this is everything that is wrong with our generation. please use words...
haha agreed!
Hey, Cerafem, I'm 14 and just look at me using words! <br><br>Oh, and capitalization!<br><br>Okay, I'm sorry...
Heh, I'm 15 and most of the time I at least capitalize :D
I am 23, and I rarely use words...
Just a hint so you don't get this in the future, use vowels in your words &gt;.&gt;
I did.
Not you, the other person :P
Sorry. A thousand apologies and free people pies to you.
LOL ;)) ^_^
Pretty sure Kasm wasn't joking.
I believe thats ancient zeyanimisbahian... I a proffesor on it... it says your works great! I'm a mehndi designer and I love the instrucrions.... Hubla mama bumbumkink
excuse me could you tell me where i can buy hena
Its readily available in Asian countries but I don't know about your area, you may google on net and purchase online maybe!
is there a website?
thank with the help of u i can solve my problem
thats soo cool lol so how dose the stuff work? dose it stain your hand ?
yes, it sorts of stain/dye your skin.
Where do you get the henna???
Here is a link to a great web sight. It sells henna and all of the supplies that you would need for henna tattoos and hair dye! <br><br>http://www.hennacaravan.com/hennakits.html<br><br>I'm always happy with their service!
Wow that is beautiful. Great work!<br>
Masha Allah, the designs of the henna are really very beautiful.
it'cute but i don't understand~ did u paint on the glue paper frist ,and then press it on hand?
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Yayyyy! I got my prize today! I am so very happy and thanks to all people who voted for me and Thanks to judges and Sephora and instructables for prizes! BTW my brother has taken the shirt :(
Wow, these designs are beautiful. Congrats on a winning entry.
thanks and waiting for my prize!
Can I use my self hand to do picture on it, or it'll be very difficult? PS: I have not practice in drawing before

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