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

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Drawing eyes can be a challenge because 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 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 An Eye - Easy Step By Step Drawing Tutorial For Beginners

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

  1. Sketch the outline of the eye with a soft pencil
  2. Draw the outline of the iris and pupil
  3. Define the circle of the pupil and the iris
  4. Give some volume to the iris
  5. Draw the outline of the eye
  6. Add the upper and lower lash line
  7. Accentuate the drawing by increasing the pencil pressure
  8. The last step is to give a graduated tone to the surrounding area of the eye

The equipment you’ll need for this tutorial are:

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

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

2. Draw the outline of the iris and pupil.

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

3. Define the circle of the pupil and the iris

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

4. Give some volume to the iris

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

5. Draw the outline of the eye

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

6. Add the upper and lower lash line

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

7. Accentuate the drawing by increasing the pencil pressure

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

8. 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

Check my recommendations below for the best-colored pencils and artist tools.

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

 

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My name is Outmane Amahou, 2D / 3D graphic designer and artist.
I like drawing and painting. I'm an avid reader of books in various fields such as creativity, innovation, and technology.
I have a great appreciation for minimalism in art, design, and life.
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