People Pointing

Pointing is a gesture used by humans to indicate a location, event, thing, or other person relative to themselves. Pointing is an action unique to humans and is a vital gesture used for communicating, especially among young children prior to learning speech as well as within sign language. Generally, there are three major characteristics that distinguish a point from other gestures which are the extension of the index finger towards whatever is being referenced, the flexing and folding of the remaining fingers back towards the palm, and the extension of the arm doing the pointing.

Why is pointing rude?

Pointing is considered rude, as it is associated with blame allocation. Further, quick and nonconsensual pointing at someone makes the person being pointed at on object of attention and scrutiny. Many cultures have these associations with pointing, but it is not universal.

When do babies start pointing?

Babies learn to point when they are around 12 to 18 months old. Babies point to express themselves, their desires, draw attention to something, and to share their experiences. Pointing is one of the non-verbal ways a child communicates.

What is a pointing device?

A pointing device allows the user to move the cursor or mouse in a computer program. A pointing device can be used to point at or manipulate an object or text on the screen. Choosing a specific icon from a list of icons is a way a pointing device can be used.

* Under Development *

Related Collections
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
5’9”| 1.75 m
Pointing - Men (Standing)
175.000
3D
Pointing - Men (Standing)
5’4” | 1.63 m
Pointing - Women (Standing)
163.000
3D
Pointing - Women (Standing)
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
20-40 years
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Pointing
1.750
40.00
3800
3D
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Pointing
Pointing - Men (Standing)

Pointing is the when one extends a finger to gesture towards something. Many cultures think pointing is rude. One can point obviously, with a fully extended arm, or stealthily by using their other hand to cover their point. Pointing lets other people you’re with understand who or what you’re talking about.

Elevation drawings of standing men pointing in a range of directions
Pointing is the when one extends a finger to gesture towards something. Many cultures think pointing is rude. One can point obviously, with a fully extended arm, or stealthily by using their other hand to cover their point. Pointing lets other people understand your intentions.

Elevation drawings of standing men pointing in a range of directions
Pointing - Men (Standing)
Height:
5’9”| 1.75 m
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:

Age: 25-40
Style:
 Casual

Drawings include:
Men Pointing (standing) elevation (detail), elevation (silhouette)

Details & Downloads

Downloads

2D Downloads

Right Click and 'Save As' to Download

3D Downloads

Pointing - Women (Standing)

Pointing is the when one extends a finger to gesture towards something. Many cultures think pointing is rude. One can point obviously, with a fully extended arm, or stealthily by using their other hand to cover their point. Pointing lets other people you’re with understand who or what you’re talking about.

Collection of elevation drawings of women standing and pointing in a range of directions
Pointing is the when one extends a finger to gesture towards something. Many cultures think pointing is rude. One can point obviously, with a fully extended arm, or stealthily by using their other hand to cover their point. Pointing lets other people understand your intentions.

Collection of elevation drawings of women standing and pointing in a range of directions
Pointing - Women (Standing)
Height:
5’4” | 1.63 m
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:

Age: 25-40
Style:
 Casual

Drawings include:
Women Pointing (standing) elevation (detail), elevation (silhouette)

Details & Downloads

Downloads

2D Downloads

Right Click and 'Save As' to Download

3D Downloads

Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Pointing
Side elevation drawings of Young Adults Holding Hands (Men & Women - Pointing) in various postures labeled with height

Young adults hold hands to show their closeness with the person they are holding hands with. Holding hands is a long term clasp of one person’s hand to the other person’s. Young adults can hold hands to express unity. Young adults holding hands can provide comfort and strength by dispelling feelings of loneliness.

Series of elevation drawings of Young Adults Holding Hands (Men & Women - Pointing) in an assortment of common poses
Young adults hold hands to show their closeness with the person they are holding hands with. Holding hands is a long term clasp of one person’s hand to the other person’s. Young adults can hold hands to express unity. Young adults holding hands can provide comfort and strength.

Series of elevation drawings of Young Adults Holding Hands (Men & Women - Pointing) in an assortment of common poses
Young Adults Holding Hands - Men & Women - Pointing
Height:
5’9” | 1.75 m (average)
Width:
Length:
Depth:
Weight:
Area:
Clothing Style
Casual
Gender
Men & Women
Age
20-40 years

Drawings include:
Young Adults Holding Hands (Men & Women - Pointing) assorted elevations (detail), elevations (outline)

Details & Downloads

Downloads

2D Downloads

Right Click and 'Save As' to Download

3D Downloads

Related Humans Collections
Humans