How to Draw Eyelashes - Realistic Pencil Drawing Techniques


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How to Draw Eyelashes - Realistic Pencil Drawing Techniques

  1. 1. The Correct Way OfDrawing Eyelashes By Christopher Sia Copyright © All Rights Reserved
  2. 2. There are many people who draw eyelashes in the wrong way. Although eyelashes seem tobe just a small part of your drawing, but it will result in big changes if you draw it in thecorrect way.The illustration below is the wrong way of drawing eyelashes. As you can see, they are in thesame tone and thickness from top to bottom. This is the wrong way of drawing eyelashes thatyou should avoid.The illustration below shows the correct way of drawing eyelashes. Each eyelash is thick atthe bottom, and becomes thinner and lighter closer to the tip.Start by pressing firmly with your pencil. Then, slowly release the pressure as you curve ittoward the tip. Copyright © All Rights Reserved
  3. 3. Practice by drawing like the illustrations above.Eyelashes are curved and unevenly spaced. If you know how to draw eyelashes in thecorrect way, it can easily add more realism to your pencil portrait drawing. Always start todraw eyelashes from the root (eyelid).And right now, let’s try to draw eyelashes on eye. Draw simple outline of an eye as shownbelow. The double lines on top and bottom are the eyelids. Copyright © All Rights Reserved
  4. 4. Use a 2B pencil to draw eyelashes on the upper eyelid.Then, draw eyelashes on the lower eyelid. The eyelashes at the bottom are shorter, lighter,and less in quantity.You may need to try several times to get them right. I hope you find this helpful. Keeppracticing and you will be able to draw eyelashes in the correct way. ☺ You Can Now Draw Realistic Pencil Portraits Like A “Real Master”! Click Here Now Copyright © All Rights Reserved