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I love to draw, and one of the hardest things for me to draw is facial features, like an eye.
This is a tutorial on how to draw the eye below. It is fairly simple but may take a few tries to get right, so keep trying!


 You will need:
2 Different kinds of pencils. A dark 6B or 8B, and a lighter HB
An eraser
Paper
flat surface, like a table or clipboard to draw on.

Also, dont forget to rate!

Step 1: Outline

Picture of Outline

Okay, to start, draw the basic almond-shaped outline of the eye. Try to make the inner corner (next to the nose) lower than the outer corner. P.S, I'm very sorry the pictures hard to see, my scanner made it very light.

 
pattiigg1 month ago
I'm a beginner, but I tried my best. Shading is not easy for me either. Thanks for the great tutorial!
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ezi1231 month ago

i did great thanks for the help

oaciaf made it!2 months ago
Here's mines, thanks!
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ToaM made it!4 months ago

I made it!!!! It had an amazing result

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JananiS made it!5 months ago

I tried :D

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JananiS5 months ago

I tried,i t's not amazing but it's better then a cartoon eye. :D

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Faline Echo9 months ago
:D i did preety good,exept to many lashes
talz.ozi made it!11 months ago

well i tried kindov a fail

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i did horrible! I'm better at anime.
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zorba020081 year ago
i did it
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coolsista92 years ago
Wow u r awesome @ drawing!!
DTninjagirl2 years ago
The eyes are staring at me!
Your drawing is amazing!
Nice Instructable but my eye failed :P
jilian993 years ago
i love this pic and it s really easy to draw if you follow your step because i just sat here for 10 min and drew this it looks exactly like yours!!!!!!!!! :D
liveleezgl3 years ago
I always like to draw eyes. Now i can draw eyes that look like eyes ! Your instructions were very simple and helped me so much. Thank you!
Acorn98814 years ago
It's called the water line :)
sbowman74 years ago
I think it could use more work, or updated because I see you said you did this when you were twelve in the comments. I'd like to see how much you improved :) When I was twelve I couldn't even draw a heart or square right, I really got into drawing just last year when I was 14 (I'm going to be 16 next month) this is still good for the age when you made it :)
got2betoast (author)  sbowman74 years ago
Thanks :) I'm working on an updated version of this today, so it will be up soon.
got2betoast (author)  got2betoast4 years ago
And Now it is updated
ItsTheHobbs5 years ago
Very helpful! Any tips on noses? They are the most difficult feature to draw in my opinion.
got2betoast (author)  ItsTheHobbs5 years ago
Noses are very hard! I will probably make a tutorial on noses soon. One things to remember is values. Value is the relaive lightness or darkness of a color or of black. In the eye the pupil is the darkest value, so try and make that as dark as you possibly can! But parts of the highlight are the lightest value. In noses it is important to compare the shades of darkness throughout the nose, and be very precise when shading noses, because noses are a part of the face that has the most contrast in values and shadows because of it's shape. So try and really show the lightest value in white, and the darkest value in black. These tips may sound really complicated, so I'll try and make an easier tutorial on noses soon!