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How to Draw Eyes

How to Draw Eyes
For a video version of this tutorial visit This tutorial is a continuation of How to Draw the Head from Any Angle. I will go over the structure of the eye and detailed information on drawing the brow ridge, eyeball, eyelids, eyelashes, iris, cornea, and pupil. The Basic Forms The Eyeball The part of the eyeball that is visible (technical term is Sclera) is commonly called the ‘white of the eye’. The biggest mistake you can make is to leave the ‘white of the eye’ white, when the entire eye is in shadow. The Iris, Cornea, and Pupil Structure of the Iris and Cornea The Pupil It’s important to remember that the pupil is on the iris, not the cornea. Shading the Iris, Cornea, and Pupil Understanding the structure of these forms is important for when you start shading them. The Eyelids Eyelids Are Not Flat Also, the lids have some thickness to them, so showing the bottom plane of the top lid and the top plane of the bottom lid is very important. Eyelashes

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Eyes and Freckles The color pencil drawings of Amy Robins. Artwork © Amy Robins Link via Life is a Danceable Tragedy How to Draw Hair, Part 1 Looking back at my tutorials on drawing the head, I realized that I covered individual features, but completely left out hair. This tutorial will is split into 3 parts: The Basics, Types of Hair, and a Step by Step drawing. I’ll start this first part of the series with common mistakes that I see all the time. Common Mistakes when Drawing Hair Forgetting about the volumes

The hand The hands are a notorious source of frustration. This section won't concentrate on the muscle structure, since the hand is very complex in this regard, and knowing this won't help much in drawing them. Instead, we'll look at proportions, range of motion, and possible simplifications. Lackadaisy Expressions Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Yeah! Just give me a day or two to whip something up..." Um.

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Human Figure Drawing Proportions START WITH A (3 x 4) OVAL. Divide this head like this:The top of the skull.The pupils are in the middle of the head, top to bottom.The bottom of the nose is about 1.5 eye widths from the eye line.1 eye width below the nose is between the lips.1/3 below between the lips and the chin is the chin crease.I started with an oval that fit on my skull's front view. My horizontal center line of the skull dividing the top to bottom is between the pupils. How to draw the face - Portrait Art Tutorials, lessons on portrait art basics. This book is highly (and frequently) recommended on this site."The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" by Betty Edwards shows how anyone can learn how to draw, even if they think they have no "talent." (If you are in the UK, look for this book on

How to Draw the Nose Update 09-26-2012 – Above is a video version of this tutorial. For more video tutorials visit and subscribe to the newsletter In this tutorial I will go over the structure of the nose and give detailed information about the bridge, ball, and nostrils of the nose. At the end, I will show a step by step of a nose drawing. Guides and References to Drawing Animated Facial Expressions digg Facial expressions are a form of nonverbal communication – according to Wikipedia. I couldn’t agree more. It is perhaps one of the most important aspects of creating/drawing your own character. I know that each character cracks a unique face for each emotion depending on his/her aura and attitude so here I’ve gathered the most helpful guides (in DeviantArt) to practicing drawing facial expressions in general:

Windows To The Soul: Eyeball Closeups This is a series of eyeball closeups taken by Suren Manvelyan. Why anybody would want to take a bunch of freaky macro eyeball pictures is beyond me, but I suspect Suren is trying to steal souls. WHAT THE HELL KIND OF POTIONS ARE YOU MIXING, WIZARD?! Hit the jump for a ton more ookiness. Your beautiful eyes [behance] Thanks to David, who wears dual eyepatches for fear of getting his soul stolen by photographers.

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