By Matt Fussell
The video featured on this page featured excerpts taken of an hour long live lesson that aired in the member section of this site on January 16, 2013. To see the video in real time, complete with commentary, visit the Charcoal Drawing of an Eye Live Lesson section of this site.
It's no secret that I love to draw eyes. In fact, this website is littered with tutorials on drawing eyes. Everybody has that favorite subject that they like to draw, and I guess mine just happens to be eyes. The tutorial featured on this page is on drawing eyes using charcoal.
In this demonstration, I am using vine charcoal, compressed charcoal (pencil form), and white compressed charcoal (also pencil form) on gray drawing paper. The tooth of the paper is relatively smooth and is about equivalent to 80 lb. drawing paper. I am working from a photo reference.
The following video features excerpts from the full one hour tutorial...