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Painting the Eyes and the Orbital Structure with Steve Huston

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Steve Huston
Anatomy, Head / Portrait, Painting
Oil Paints
47m 17s

In this lesson world-renowned painter Steve Huston analyzes and explains the three-dimensional structures of the eye and approaches to rendering those structures in painting using an example from John Singer Sargent. You will learn how to work with light and shadow areas, how to render the roundness of the eyeball and how to construct the bony orbital area around the eye for beautiful and convincing eyes in your paintings.


  • Gamblin Artist Grade Oil Colors
  • Simply Simmons Paintbrush
  • Canvas Panel
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