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Painting the Eye in Profile with Steve Huston

Painting the Eye in Profile
Master all Angles of the Eye Learn the proper construction and rendering techniques for painting the eye in profile

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Steve Huston
Anatomy, Head / Portrait, Painting
Oil Paints
41m 21s

In this lesson world-renowned painter Steve Huston demonstrates how to paint the eye from a side view. Steve will teach you how to work with the front, side, and corner planes of the face to build proper construction in which to place your eyes. You will also learn about how to place accurate shadows and how to render the eyes so that they appear to be wet and how to work with the smaller planes such as those of the rims of the eyelids.



  • Gamblin Artist Grade Oil Colors
  • Connoisseur Paintbrush
  • Canvas Panel
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