How to Draw and Color Dragon Eyes

Artist: TheLastStarlighter / November 6, 2013

Step 1.

So here I've included some of the many types of eyes you can give your dragon. The eyes are one of the most important things in drawing dragons, as it expresses their character and personality. An evil dragon may have the narrow slit eye, or the blac   

Step 2.

So here I chose the four most popular dragon eye colors, and painted each on an eye. I included the three colours I used for each one, as well as their Photoshop numbers so you may record them somewhere to use later on.

Step 3.

In this demonstration, I show you how I coloured the eyes in the previous picture. Start with the darkest colour I included in the colour palette, and paint it mainly under the eyelid and around the pupil. Then, use the midtone, which is the next lig   

Step 4.

Now lets move on to the main lesson. Start by drawing the main outline of the eye and the folds in the eyelid. Decide what kind of pupil you want now and colour it in, or leave it if you chose all black, or undead/blind.

Step 5.

Start shading in the eyelids, shading darker where the folds are and lighter where it pops out. shade in the whites of the eye as well, keeping it light so you can tell it's white.

Step 6.

Alright, in this last step, shade in the iris. make it darkest under the eyelid, and lightest under the pupil, keeping with the curve of the eye. make sure you blend well. And now you're done! Now you can paint, colour, or just leave it as it is! I h   

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Artist: TheLastStarlighter
Date Added: November 6, 2013
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Tags: draw dragons, how to draw eyes, dragon drawing, how to color, dragon drawings
Description: I had so much fun making this tutorial and experimenting with painting styles! I included some different dragon eye styles and I included four of the most common eye colours for dragons. I go over how to colour the eye, and then end with a quick and easy tutorial on how to draw your very own to colour and practice with! I hope you enjoy!