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Drawing Eyes

Eye from the side Eye profile - angles

Lastly, the eye from the side:

First off, it's important to know that the eye from the side is pretty much a "triangle" shape.

Also notice that the eye is set in from where the eyebrow is. See the blue outlined illustration on the picture on the right. See (as highlighted by the pale orange line) that the eye is tilted at a slant. Notice the thickness of the lower eyelid (highlighted in yellow).

 

Another important detail is that the iris (highlighted in purple) is now an oval, and no longer a circle. This is because it is being seen from the side. Whenever the eye is seen from an angle, it'll not longer be round, but an ellipsis. As will the pupil.

Notice once again the blue outline that follows the contours of the eye in profile. See how the line "dips in" to allow for the thickness of the eyelids - both top and bottom eyelids. Also notice that the eyeball is rounded. And, see how the pupil is an almost flat disk shape, recessed in a bit inside the eye.

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