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Semi-realistic + anime Eye Tutorial and References by Qinni Semi-realistic + anime Eye Tutorial and References by Qinni
Reblog on my Tumblr

I've seen a lot of eye tuts on least, what seems like tutorials, but a lot of them are simply either step-by-step or just a bunch of different styles of eyes in different angles. None of them really explain how the eyes look the way it does, why the eyelids casts that shadow on the eyeballs, etc. At least, none that I've seen :)

I hope this gives you guys a more in-depth look to the human eye and the structure surrounding it. This actually took quite a long time, so i hope you guys like it :). Rendering the eyes took a LOT longer than simply sketching them D;.

If you have any more questions, feel free to ask :).

here's the step-by-step put into gif so it's easier to see:

here are the skull studies I did back a few years ago:

My other tutorials:

My other works:

I put some anime eyes in the references too, hope you guys don't mind, hahaha.

ps. i put it in traditional art catagory because it's the only one with the subsection "anatomy" in it. I'm not sure why digital art can't teach anatomy either, but you'll have to ask dA about that. xD;;.

PPS: I did this in Painttool SAI
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Freedom-of-my-Soul Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this is actually a good explanation. I don't know how many people realize that your entire facial structure (not just your eyes but how your entire face looks), is affected by your skull. Very nice ~
I feel like my eyes has just witnessed the universe.
YOSEILY Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:o amazing tutorial 
aethelar Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
This just clicked for me; I've struggled with eyes before, but following this made everything clear! I used your method here; thank you for sharing it n_n
can I know please what brushes you use for drawing to make it stands out, like for details ? *_* like the last one on the right side<3
Jazz197 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
do you use a graphic tablet for drawing
dudgus2429 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
TheNomzMonster Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
Thanks a lot for the tutorial! I'll be sure to keep this mind. :)
aarontwo Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
Fascinating to think through
c94410368s Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
That's so cool!and also helpful, thanks!^^
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