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* ZUN, the creator of ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'', is known for drawing characters in poses where their hands are obscured, as well as never drawing ears (typically with plenty of hats). Since he is the single programmer, artist, and composer for the entire project (and his music is generally praised), the fans giggle, but they generally forgive him for it. The reason for the ears (almost) never being drawn has since become fairly clear: He draws them looking {{Pointy|Ears}}. And in an inversion, he gave Rin Kaenbyou human ears, then cat ears (since she's a CatGirl) and forgot to erase her human ears; in other words, she uniquely has 2 pairs.

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* ZUN, the creator of ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'', is known for drawing characters in poses where their hands are obscured, as well as never drawing ears (typically with plenty of hats). Since he is the single programmer, artist, and composer for the entire project (and his music is generally praised), the fans giggle, but they generally forgive him for it. The reason for the ears (almost) never being drawn has since become fairly clear: He draws them looking {{Pointy|Ears}}. And in an inversion, he gave Rin Kaenbyou human ears, then cat ears (since she's a CatGirl) and forgot to erase her human ears; in other words, she uniquely has 2 pairs. Fortunately, ArtEvolution took place and newer artworks from feature decently-drawn hands. Junko's artwork from ''VideoGame/TouhouKanjudenLegacyOfLunaticKingdom'' actually showcases her open hands, with proper shading.


* Official artwork has shown that Tails and Amy from ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' lack toes. The same can be assumed of other characters

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* Official artwork has shown that Tails and Amy from ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'' lack toes. The same can be assumed of other characters

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* [[https://www.instagram.com/nathanwpylestrangeplanet/ Strange Planet]] mostly keeps the characters' feet out of frame, and when context allows they'll be, say, [[https://www.instagram.com/p/Bu63wdQAWcc/ wearing socks or bundling themselves in blankets]]. [[https://www.instagram.com/p/Bvc2rvRg9Ls/ There are exceptions though]], and since the characters are effectively cute [[TheGreys Greys]], the artist can get away with depicting simplistic, toe-less feet without it being jarring.


* The founder of the [[http://www.museumofbadart.org/ Museum of Bad Art]] has noted this as one of the common features of paintings in its collection. One example is ''[[http://www.museumofbadart.org/collection/portraiture-2.html Sunday on the Pot with George]]'', where, although the artist painted George's hands, he extended George's legs in order to avoid having to paint his feet.

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* The founder of the [[http://www.museumofbadart.org/ Museum of Bad Art]] has noted this as one of the common features of paintings in its collection. One example is ''[[http://www.museumofbadart.org/collection/portraiture-2.html Sunday ''Sunday on the Pot with George]]'', George]]'' in the [[http://museumofbadart.org/poor-traits/ Poor-traits]] section (scroll right), where, although the artist painted George's hands, he extended George's legs in order to avoid having to paint his feet.feet. In fact, there's [[http://museumofbadart.org/hands/ an entire section]] dedicated to paintings that awkwardly avoid drawing hands.


* Most of the characters have limited hairstyles in The {{Walkyverse}}, due to the artist having a hard time drawing hair. Lampshaded in the comics and in his commentaries. One early plot of Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}} had Amber getting a makeover, including a fancy new hairstyle, which only lasted the arc (the excuse being "curling is expensive" (it's not); real reason, "curls are hard to draw"). Amber did at least get a newer hairstyle from her inception, though everyone else is pretty much stuck with their character model hair.

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* Most of the characters have limited hairstyles in The {{Walkyverse}}, Webcomic/{{Walkyverse}}, due to the artist having a hard time drawing hair. Lampshaded in the comics and in his commentaries. One early plot of Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}} had Amber getting a makeover, including a fancy new hairstyle, which only lasted the arc (the excuse being "curling is expensive" (it's not); real reason, "curls are hard to draw"). Amber did at least get a newer hairstyle from her inception, though everyone else is pretty much stuck with their character model hair.


* Most of the characters have limited hairstyles in The {{Walkyverse}}, due to the artist having a hard time drawing hair. Lampshaded in the comics and in his commentaries. One early plot of {{Shortpacked}} had Amber getting a makeover, including a fancy new hairstyle, which only lasted the arc (the excuse being "curling is expensive" (it's not); real reason, "curls are hard to draw"). Amber did at least get a newer hairstyle from her inception, though everyone else is pretty much stuck with their character model hair.

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* Most of the characters have limited hairstyles in The {{Walkyverse}}, due to the artist having a hard time drawing hair. Lampshaded in the comics and in his commentaries. One early plot of {{Shortpacked}} Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}} had Amber getting a makeover, including a fancy new hairstyle, which only lasted the arc (the excuse being "curling is expensive" (it's not); real reason, "curls are hard to draw"). Amber did at least get a newer hairstyle from her inception, though everyone else is pretty much stuck with their character model hair.


* Odd example: ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' has no qualms about drawing characters' hands filling the screen, but except for a handful of early episodes ([[http://archives.bulbagarden.net/wiki/File:DP119_Error.png and inconsistently in later ones]]), ''fingernails'' are never seen (running contrary to the art style of the games, which has no such qualms). Inverted starting with the Kalos arc; since then, fingernails are properly drawn.

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* Odd example: ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' has no qualms about drawing characters' hands filling the screen, but except for a handful of early episodes ([[http://archives.bulbagarden.net/wiki/File:DP119_Error.png and inconsistently in later ones]]), ''fingernails'' are never seen (running contrary to the art style of the games, which has no such qualms). Inverted Averted starting with the Kalos arc; since then, fingernails are properly drawn.


* Subverted in [[http://samandfuzzy.com/archive.php?comicID=846 a strip ]] of ''Webcomic/SamAndFuzzy''. The character's hands are continually hidden, looking like this trope at first, until it is revealed he actually doesn't have hands.

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* Subverted in [[http://samandfuzzy.com/archive.php?comicID=846 [[http://www.samandfuzzy.com/846 a strip ]] strip]] of ''Webcomic/SamAndFuzzy''. The character's hands are continually hidden, looking like this trope at first, until it is revealed he actually doesn't have hands.



* Most of the characters have limited hairstyles in The {{Walkyverse}}, due to the artist having a hard time drawing hair. Lampshaded in the comics and in his commentaries. One early plot of {{Shortpacked}} had Amber getting a makeover, including a fancy new hairstyle, which only lasted the arc (the excuse being "curing is expensive" (it's not); real reason, "curls are hard to draw"). Amber did at least get a newer hairstyle from her inception, though everyone else is pretty much stuck with their character model hair.

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* Most of the characters have limited hairstyles in The {{Walkyverse}}, due to the artist having a hard time drawing hair. Lampshaded in the comics and in his commentaries. One early plot of {{Shortpacked}} had Amber getting a makeover, including a fancy new hairstyle, which only lasted the arc (the excuse being "curing "curling is expensive" (it's not); real reason, "curls are hard to draw"). Amber did at least get a newer hairstyle from her inception, though everyone else is pretty much stuck with their character model hair.


* The reason why so many images of Napoleon or George Washington depict them tucking their hands inside their coats. Most painters, even the best ones, had difficulty drawing hands of a realistic size and asked their subjects to take poses which concealed the hands.

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* The reason why so many images of Napoleon UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte or George Washington UsefulNotes/GeorgeWashington depict them tucking their hands inside their coats. Most painters, even the best ones, had difficulty drawing hands of a realistic size and asked their subjects to take poses which concealed the hands.


* SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}}'s ''ComicBook/OriginalSin'' tie-in boasted a Liefeld-esque drawing style, complete with everyone's feet remaining hidden from view. Then, when the comic cut to the modern day, it ''closed up'' on SHIELD Agent Adsit's shoes.

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* SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}}'s ''ComicBook/OriginalSin'' tie-in boasted tie-in, set mostly during TheNineties, boasts a Liefeld-esque drawing style, complete with everyone's feet remaining hidden from view. Then, when When the comic cut shifts to TheNewTens, it undergoes both a change in art style, and an immediate abandoning of this trope - As SHIELD agent Scott Adsit ties his shoes, the modern day, it ''closed panel ''closes up'' on SHIELD Agent Adsit's shoes.them.

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* SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}}'s ''ComicBook/OriginalSin'' tie-in boasted a Liefeld-esque drawing style, complete with everyone's feet remaining hidden from view. Then, when the comic cut to the modern day, it ''closed up'' on SHIELD Agent Adsit's shoes.


* One sketch on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' pokes fun of the infamous [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9e/Unabomber-sketch.png Unibomber police sketch]] by having the actor playing the sketch artist claim that he's not good at drawing eyes or hair. He then pulls out various sketches of the Unibomber with the same sunglasses and wearing a variety of silly hats.

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* One sketch on ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' pokes fun of the infamous [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9e/Unabomber-sketch.png Unibomber Unabomber police sketch]] by having the actor playing the sketch artist claim that he's not good at drawing eyes or hair. He then pulls out various sketches of the Unibomber Unabomber with the same sunglasses and wearing a variety of silly hats.


* In-universe, Nozaki of ''Manga/GekkanShoujoNozakiKun'' is a manga artist who has little skill at drawing backgrounds and perspective. He mentions that a lot of his early work (one-shots and contest entries and so on) used as few backgrounds as possible and covered this with close-ups and manga effects.

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* In-universe, Nozaki of ''Manga/GekkanShoujoNozakiKun'' ''Manga/MonthlyGirlsNozakiKun'' is a manga artist who has little skill at drawing backgrounds and perspective. He mentions that a lot of his early work (one-shots and contest entries and so on) used as few backgrounds as possible and covered this with close-ups and manga effects.

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