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10 Videos (25m)
    • Introduction

      2:13
    • Experimenting with Eye Placement

      2:28
    • Drawing Round Shaped Eyes

      2:37
    • Drawing Square Shaped Eyes

      2:05
    • Drawing Rectangular Shaped Eyes

      1:59
    • Drawing Downturned Eyes

      1:58
    • Drawing Leaf Shaped Eyes

      3:42
    • Drawing Almond Shaped Eyes

      2:23
    • Experimenting with Size and Placement

      2:57
    • To Finish

      3:04

About This Class

Learn how to draw eyes and see how the size and placement of eyes can dramatically change the look of your character.

Build your knowledge and your library of eyes by drawing a series of the round, square, rectangular, down-turned, leaf and almond shaped eyes, and see how shape, size and placement of the eyes on the face can completely change the look of your character. 

With a focus on eyes, this class is ideal for budding artists, illustrators, animators and anyone interested in character development.

Use this class to:-

  • experiment with the different eyes shapes
  • explore character possibilities
  • add to your library of eyes and character ideas

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With more than a dozen picture books published world-wide my character development series teaches every aspect of character design. Whether you’re thinking about self-publishing, designing a one off character for a project or illustrating a publication. Work your way up through all of my classes for support, inspiration and to up-skill or re-fresh your illustration style.

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Great quick lessons on drawing eyes. Nina is a great teacher and I like her format of how she shows us a close up step by step and then shows us how to apply the lesson on a face :)
Oh my word, this woman is fantastic. I love love love her way of teaching. What a treat as well to watch her work :)
Nina explains everything quickly and easily. In no time I was drawing a variety of eyes and developing my own characters.
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Hi! I'm Nina Rycroft, a picture book illustrator. I worked as a graphic designer in Sydney and London before turning my hand to illustration, with my first picture book Little Platypus receiving a CBCA (Children's Book Council of Australia) Notable Book Award in 2000. Since then, I've had more than a dozen picture books published worldwide, winning some awards along the way.

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