How To Draw An Eye – Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

Drawing eyes can be a challenge because of the proportions and shapes of the eye are so unique. With this easy tutorial, I’m going to show you how to draw a realistic female eye using a relatively simple step by step instructions.

The most important takeaway from today’s tutorial is that everyone has a unique art and drawing style. Your drawing should not necessarily look like mine, and vice versa.

How To Draw Eyes - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

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Ready to learn how to draw an eye. Let’s get started!

 

The equipment you’ll need for this tutorial are:

How To Draw An Eye - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

 

Step 1. Sketch the outline of the eye with a soft pencil

 

How To Draw An Eye - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

 

Step 2. Draw the outline of the iris and pupil.

 

How To Draw An Eye - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

 

Step 3. Define the circle of the pupil and the iris

 

How To Draw An Eye - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

 

Step 4. Give some volume to the iris

 

How To Draw An Eye - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

 

Step 5. Draw the outline of the eye

 

How To Draw An Eye - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

 

Step 6. Add the upper and lower lash line.

 

How To Draw An Eye - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

 

Step 7. Accentuate the drawing by increasing the pencil pressure

 

How To Draw An Eye - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

 

The last step is to give a graduated tone to the surrounding area of the eye

 

How To Draw An Eye - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

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