How to Draw Hyper Realistic Eyes | Step by Step

How to Draw Hyper Realistic Eyes

Eyes are the mirrors of our heart and souls. And it is our eyes that usually do the talking. So here is an easy and elementary video tutorial that will teach you how to draw hyper realistic eyes within minutes. The tools needed and the different aspects of the eyes have been listed here, so that you do not encounter any difficulty while drawing the eyes.

Video Tutorial

Tools used

  • HB + 4B Mechanical Pencil Lead
  • Blending Stump
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Electric Eraser
  • White Gel Pen
  • Smudge Guard Glove
  • Soft Tissue Paper
  • Canson Drawing Paper (If you want smooth drawings, look for paper labelled as “fine tooth” or smooth, but make sure it’s thick so you can work it)
  • Ruler

Video overview

0:20 Tools
0:51 Step 1 – Circle
1:23 Step 2 – Eye Angle
1:50 Step 3 – Eye Shape
3:13 Step 4 – Eye Crease
4:32 Step 5 – Iris
5:42 Step 6 – Highlight
6:48 Step 7 – Pupil
8:35 Step 8 – Iris Detail
10:16 – Cast Shadow
18:09 Step 9 – Shade Eye
20:46 – Cast Shadow
21:57 Step 10 – Skin Details
22:43 Step 11 – Shade Skin
28:08 Step 12 – Blending
29:19 Step 13 – Touch-ups
30:50 Step 14 – Eyelashes:
39:04 Shadows
42:25 Reflection
43:24 Step 15 – Make it POP
43:56 Darken
47:13 Lighten
48:23 Step 16 – Touch-Ups

Credit: RapidFireArt