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Realistic eye tutorial by Blattaphile Realistic eye tutorial by Blattaphile
First, sorry for any misspellings. Second, I have MOVED my non-anthro art to a new account: :iconpenanggalan:. Still using this one for my anthro art.

Not many people enjoy doing real-looking non-animeish eyes these days, I think that's sad... figured I would make this, especially since most eye tutorials are animeish anyways. This is my attempt at a realistic eye. There are many different colors and shapes of course, and ways to give an eye expression. This is just the basics though. First tutorial I ever made, I hesitated to make it cos I really don't have much knowledge about Photoshop. You'll find this to be very simple, of course you don't have to use my technique, actually you can probably do much better! I only use the set PS brushes and I never use layers, but you can change it and do it however you like. Hopefully this will inspire you anyways!! :)

Wow, I can't believe how popular this is :o By far the most viewed/faved thing in my whole gallery! XD I'm glad people are getting such use out of it, and please, don't forget to link me to your art done using this technique! You don't have to but I'd LOVE to see it! :)
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Phoenix-FireMage Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer…
Thank you so much for making this tutorial! It really really helped!
The-Art-Stew Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Professional General Artist
absolutely incredible. I dont know when, but i will definitely be giving this a go. I agree that there are many many animeish eye tutorials out there. Not that there is anything wrong with that, but it refreshing to see something different and something that has such a level of detail to it. This was very informative. Thank you.
Aa-Nakhtu Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013
This is definitely helpful, and I will definitely be giving this a-go. :3
Gargartha Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I've shared your tutorial (and credited you) on my website and within my publication. Here are the links:……

Thanks for the wonderful work you share!
enellopee Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I'll try this !
sanjouin-dacapo Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I love this eye tutorial! You're very talented and skilled!
Mojo-Smileyface Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Thank you so much for this, it looks really helpful! I will surely use it and link you to my artwork!!! Realistic eyes for me is very hard, and so it is great to see a really great tutorial for us artists who may be baffled about how to create realistic features!! :D
DeirdreMariePowell Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Brilliant . Thanks.
Celestial-winds Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
thank you so much for this awesome tutorial :3
Archangel-Urza Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012
thanks, very nice work
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