Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Eyes

Drawing Eyebrows like a Boss!

You know those furry things that live just above your eyelids? Yes, the eyebrows! Each eyebrow is as unique as a fingerprint— no two are exactly alike. This helps make us all unique and fantastic creatures of nature, but it can cause a real headache if you are just learning to draw faces. There are “tricks” that I like to …

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Draw an Eye with Colored Pencils

OK kiddos, it’s time for another art lesson! Before I start, let me get some preliminaries out of the way. First off, I need to apologize for how the picture came out. This post is about drawing an eye in colored pencil, but you’re barely going to see any color. My scanner didn’t pick up the color that well. I hate …

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How to Draw an Eye Realistically (Part 4 of 4)

How can you make a realistic eye drawing look even better? You are about to find out! The realistic (but still unfinished) eye drawing you see below resulted from three previous lessons. If you have not been following along, please do so before you read this latest post. Here are links to the steps that got us here today: Part 1) Make …

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How to Draw an Eye Realistically (Part 3 of 4)

When drawing a realistic eye, there are several important steps you should complete in order to get a realistic look. First, you should make sure to have an accurate line drawing of the eye. Then you should begin shading the eye by applying the first layers of tone, as seen below: This third lesson of my realistic eye-drawing series builds upon the …

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How to Draw an Eye Realistically (Part 2 of 4)

In the last post of this series, we began drawing a realistic eye with the all-important line drawing to place the iris, pupil, eyelids, and the outline to a few shadows and highlights. Here is where we left off: And here is the reference photo… In this second lesson, it is time to add some tones to all of those …

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How to Draw an Eye Realistically (Part 1 of 4)

The eye….probably the most fascinating facial feature there is to draw. The eye definitely has a unique complexity to it that other facial features lack. That’s not to say that drawing a nose, mouth, or ear is all that easy for a beginning artist. Still you have to admit, the human eye is intriguing enough to make it both a …

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How to Draw Eyes of a Bride

Here we have a drawing of a bride, eyes wide and looking from behind a bouquet. The central focus will be on her eyes and how to draw them. Hopefully after giving this a try, you will learn to include all of the little details that bring the eyes to life. So refer to the reference photo below, as well …

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