TAGS: Portrait Painting + shading

  • 5 Forget-Me-Not Tips for Painting Eyes

    If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then a painter needs to get them right when creating a portrait. But the "oval, circle, dot" anatomy of the eye that we all first learned as children is far removed from how to give the illusion of a real eye in your work. Here are a few tips about painting the eye that I like to keep in mind.  I hope these will help guide you when it comes time to depict this particular facial feature.