How To Draw A Realistic Eye

how to draw a realistic eye

How To Draw A Realistic Eye

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Follow the 10-step tutorial above, watch the short video below, or continue reading to learn how to draw a realistic eye or how to draw an eye realistically

How To Draw A Realistic Eye

Being able to draw realistic human eyes looks like it would be near impossible to attain. Well, you would be wrong if you think this. I know that you could draw great, realistic eyes. The following drawing lesson will guide you through drawing realistic eyes in simple to follow steps. Find this guide below.

This specific tutorial by drawinghowtodraw suggests using a pencil to draw and shade the eye. But you can use any utensil you desire. The important point is to learn the technique. This drawing only shows a right eye, you can easily follow this to do the left eye.

Step 1

Step 1 : Drawing Realistic Eyes with Simple Steps

Draw 3 circles.

Step 2

Step 2 : Drawing Realistic Eyes with Simple Steps

Lightly sketch the top lid.

 

Step 3

Step 3 : Drawing Realistic Eyes with Simple Steps

Now draw the lower lid.

Step 4

Step 4 : Drawing Realistic Eyes with Simple Steps

Now draw a curved line above the top lid.

Step 5

Step 5 : Drawing Realistic Eyes with Simple Steps

Now fix things up a bit and add the tear duct on the left side of the eye.

Step 6

Step 6 : Drawing Realistic Eyes with Simple Steps

Put some shadow into the tear duct by hatching a few lines. Darken in the pupil (the inner circle) and darken the outline of the circle that surrounds it.

Step 7

Step 7 : Drawing Realistic Eyes with Simple Steps

Now draw lines in the iris (the area around the dark circle (pupil). They are sort of like spirograph lines … like just making twisty lines. Hatch some lines for shadows under the top lid.

Step 8

Step 8 : Drawing Realistic Eyes with Simple Steps

Now draw the lashes as I did above.

Step 9

Step 9 : Drawing Realistic Eyes with Simple Steps

Now use a really good eraser to erase 2 highlights in the pupil / iris. If you did this with marker or pen or paint, then get some white paint and paint in the highlight.

Step 10

Finished Drawing Tutorial for Drawing Realistic Human Eyes