How to Draw Eyes : Step By Step Guide

Welcome students. Drawing eyes is one of the most crucial tasks that you must practice before going for drawing a face. They are very important since we are able to judge a person’s emotions by only looking at their eyes only. After you have become good at drawing eyes, then you can go for drawing a face which requires lot of skills to do with ease. If the eyes are perfect then small flaws in the face can be overlooked. So practice this tutorial with full concentration.

I would like to remind you that keep practicing but along with it try to sharpen your imagination and creativity then only you can gain fame in this competitive field.

Leaving fame aside, never let your confidence go down. It should always motivate you to overcome any hurdle that comes in your life.

There are very minute things that you should look while drawing eyes such as eyelashes, eyebrows which differs between male and females.

I always like to draw facial parts, but its quite difficult, so I try my best to simplify the techniques. So children do know what to do now? Yes, you guessed right. Grab a pen and paper and get ready.

How to Draw Eyes for Beginners?

Step 1: Lets begin with drawing the outline for the eye which of kite shape but not pointed. Keep the left side lower than the upper part.

Step 2: Now draw a circle inside it to show the eyeball.

Step 3: Draw the pupil at the centre along with the highlight.

Step 4: Darken the pupil with your pencil.

Step 5: Draw the upper and lower eyelid by following the upper and lower line of the eye.

Step 6: Draw few eyelashes in the upper and lower eyelid and darken as shown.

Step 7: Now draw more eyelashes and fill lines inside the eyeball connecting it with the pupil.

Step 8: Fill more lines inside it and darken it a bit.

Step 9: Shade the inner edges of the eyeball.

Step 10: Darken the outer edges of the pupil and give more lines.

Step 11: Darken the upper eyelashes.

Step 12: Now shade inside the eye and use your fingers to smoothen it.

How to Draw Female Eyes?

Step 1: Draw a curved line as an outline for the upper eye.

Step 2: Draw another curved line below the upper one to form the outline of the lower eye, they should meet at the right side as shown.

Step 3: Draw another curved line above the upper one to show the upper eyelid.

Step 4: Draw the iris and pupil.

Step 5: Draw eyelashes at the edges of upper and lower eyelids. The upper lashes should be longer and darker in case of females.

Step 6: Draw the outline for eyebrows and round shapes for highlights near the eye.

Step 7: Mark the nose by small sharp curve.

 

Step 8: Now fill the eyebrows with short heavy strokes for hair and give some shadow effect.

How to Draw Male Eyes?

Step 1: First draw the outline as shown and the three circles are the reflections.

Step 2: Darken the pupil.

Step 3: Lightly rub the iris with graphite to mix properly.

Step 4: Draw random lines within the iris to show shadows and highlights.

Step 5: Fill the areas outside the pupil to increase the depth of shadows.

Step 6: Darken the pupil the most and the inner edge of iris and outer edge of the pupil should also be darkened randomly but not that much and the in between area should be light. The next step is to blend each portion properly to give it a smooth finish as shown using colour blender.

 

Step 7: The next step is shade the eyelids and the outer part of the iris.

Step 8: Finally draw the eyelashes in the upper and lower eyelids. Keep in mind in case of males the upper eyelashes should not be as dark as that of females.

Drawing Anime or Cartoon Eyes

Step 1: Draw thin-thick-thin smooth curve for the eyelashes.

Step 2: Draw stretched circle starting from the eyelashes but do not make them touch.

Step 3: Draw partial shapes as illustrated for the iris and pupil.

Step 4: Draw two ovals bigger at the left than at right. Also draw smaller eyelash below the larger one as shown.

Step 5: Draw another thin-thick curve above the upper eyelid for eyebrow.

Step 6: Darken all the lines and remove all unwanted lines.

Step 7: Colour as your favourite anime.

Drawings of Eye crying

Step 1: First draw a circle for the iris.

Step 2: Draw the upper and lower eyelid. Darken the iris and keep a small circular portion empty at the top for reflection.

Step 3: Draw an eyebrow such that it gives an expression of pain as shown.

Step 4: Draw eyelashes for male or female. In this I am drawing for a female.

Step 5: Draw twisting and curved lines in the shape of blunt hills at the right side of the lower eyelid which shows the tears.

Step 6: Draw the waves of teardrops downwards as shown.

How to Draw Eyebrows and Eyelashes?

I will sharing a picture with you guys so that you can have a better understanding about the eyebrows and eyelashes. I hope you all are already clear about from our previous sketches. Then also have a look at the picture below to clarify any doubts.

 

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