How to Draw a Realistic Eye and Eyebrow in Pen

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How to Draw a Realistic Eye and Eyebrow in Pen
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Start with an outline. Draw lightly. Don't be too heavy handed at first. Get a feel for the pen on the Bristol board.

Start with an outline. Draw lightly. Don't be too heavy handed at first. Get a feel for the pen on the Bristol board.

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Next, give your eye a bit of dimension by adding creases at the top and bottom of the eye outline. Also, draw an outline of the iris.

Next, give your eye a bit of dimension by adding creases at the top and bottom of the eye outline. Also, draw an outline of the iris.

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Begin giving your eye some life by sketching in eyelashes.

Begin giving your eye some life by sketching in eyelashes.

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Start getting more deliberate with your pen by making the lines of the lashes darker.   Color the pupil, but leave a bit of it uncolored. This acts as a highlight on the pupil and will add contrast.

Start getting more deliberate with your pen by making the lines of the lashes darker. Color the pupil, but leave a bit of it uncolored. This acts as a highlight on the pupil and will add contrast.

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Keep sketching the lashes, making them darker. Also, do a bit of light shading in the iris. Not too dark as to not blend in with the iris.

Keep sketching the lashes, making them darker. Also, do a bit of light shading in the iris. Not too dark as to not blend in with the iris.

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Next step is to start adding the eyebrow. Very easy to overdo this touch, so have a steady hand.

Next step is to start adding the eyebrow. Very easy to overdo this touch, so have a steady hand.

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Continue to shape your eyebrow and put the finishing touches on the sketch.

Continue to shape your eyebrow and put the finishing touches on the sketch.

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And there you have it. A realistic eye and eyebrow drawing in pen.

And there you have it. A realistic eye and eyebrow drawing in pen.

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