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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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