how to draw a realistic eye

How to Draw a Realistic Eye

Step 1.

Draw the base for the eye. Pencil it in lightly.

Step 2.

Draw two circles, one inside the other as the pupil and iris.

Step 3.

Darken the pupil, and add some light streaks going outward towards the iris.

Step 4.

Darken the streaks and the pupil, then add a small "halo" around the streaks.

Step 5.

Sketch more streaks outside the halo.

Step 6.

Smudge everything together then highlight the first set of streaks and the pupil.

Step 7.

Add eyelashes and darken the eyelid.

Step 8.

Draw on the eyebrow and light shading around the eye.

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Uploaded: July 21, 2012
Artist: Terraturtle
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 8
Updated: July 21, 2012
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Artist comments

Simple way to draw a realistic eye.