How to Draw a Realistic Eye



Would you love to be able to draw more realistically? Knowing how to draw a realistic eye is the first step in improving your portraits and drawings. This is something anyone can do, through simple step by step methods. No previous drawing experience needed. Also, this course will help both beginners and accomplished artists enhance their drawing skills.

The human face is fascinating. We are all drawn to it. However, drawing it is another story. So, drawing people, especially their faces, is frustrating and disappointing for most people. The eyes are the most intricate part of the face. So, they can make or break a portrait. We all know what it feels like to try really diligently to draw and face and be disappointed with the results.

Learn How to Draw a Realistic Eye

Imagine being able to impress your friends and family with your drawing skills! If you can master drawing an eye, you can learn to draw an amazing portrait. However, you do not need to be highly skilled or talented to learn. In fact, anyone can learn to draw a realistic eye. If you can draw a stick figure, you can learn to draw and paint. Actually, this course has successfully been completed by students age 5-95!

Materials Needed:

These materials are used in this course. Good quality materials are always recommended for best results.

  • Flat lid of a Ball jar
  • Ruler
  • Set square
  • 7B pencil
  • 3B pencil
  • Mechanical pencil
  • Parchment paper or tracing paper
  • Paper stump
  • Tortillion
  • Putty eraser
  • Circle template (optional)
  • Bristol paper pad


This course is the first in our Complete Portrait Drawing Series. Also, the Online Art for Kids Subscription includes this course. It is perfect for students age 5 and up.