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How to draw a free hand circle

How to draw a (near) perfect circle without the aid of a compas.

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Start with a piece of paper on a smooth surface

Start with a piece of paper on a smooth surface

Push the middle joint of your small finger into the paper, so that it acts like the point of a compass.

Place the tip of the pencil on the pencil on the paper loosely so that it will draw, but not stop the paper from moving.

Place the tip of the pencil on the pencil on the paper loosely so that it will draw, but not stop the paper from moving.

This is the circle I drew.

This is the circle I drew.

  • paper
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