How To Draw Closed Eyes For Beginners

Hello friends, my name is Ravi Gundal and today I will show you how to draw closed eyes for beginners. This is a short tutorial and if you want to know how to draw both open eyes then click here.

But here are some tools you need before starting

Tools you need
  • Smooth Paper
  • HB Pencil
  • Kneadable Eraser
  • Blending Tools
  • Flat Surface To Draw

Now you can start your drawing

Step 1- Start with a line

First of all draw a straight horizontal ine

Step 2- Draw three equal section on the line

Draw three equal section on the line. Two for the eyes and one for thespace between the eyes

Step 3- Draw the shape for the eyes

Draw the shape for the eyes. Draw half almond shape because eyes are closed

Step 4- Draw guideline for the eyebrows and nose

Draw the guideline for eyebrows and nose as shown in fig. Draw it with a light pencil because we have to erase it later

Step 5- Start the shading

Start the shading of the eye. Start with the light pencil and use dark pencil later. Do not use dark pencil directl. It gives your drawing very unrealistic look

Step 6- Add more layer

Add more layer of shading and blend. Use blending stumps to blend and if you donot have one then there are more tools you can use for blending. If you want to konw about the tools the click here

Step 7- Start drawing eyebrows

Start drawing eyebrows. If you don’t know to draw eyebrows the read my article how to draw eyebrows on paper

Step 8- Finish eyebrows

Complete the eyebrows and move to the eye section

Step 9- Add more shading to the eye

Add more shading to the eyes. Use a dark pencil this time to look eye more realistic

Step 10- Add highlights

Use kneadable eraser to highlight the area close to the eyelids. You can also use tombo mono eraser to highlight

Step 11- Draw eyelashes

Draw eyelashes. Start with the light pencil and the use dark one. Do not use straight strokes to drae eyelashes use curved strokes

Step 12- Final touchups

Add final touchups to your drawing and your drawing is ready to pop up

This is a short tutorial on how to draw closed eyes for beginners. How’s it. Tell me in the comment section.

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Ravi Gundal: My name is Ravi Gundal. I am an artist and I created this website to help you draw.

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  • Ravi, thank you so much. I’m excited to have found your site. I love it. I’ve been drawing for awhile now and your site really fills in material I forgot or never learned. Thanks again.

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