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Anatomy Of The Eye Socket
anatomy of the face and eye

anatomy of the face and eye

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When drawing, look for the signs of underlying structure that the eye is placed within. Observe the bones and muscles of the face. Depending on a person's age and build, they may be more or less visible, but they are still there! An awareness of the shape of the eye socket and the bands of muscle around the eye will help you identify and model changes of plane around the eye.

Doing some study of anatomy is essential for artists interested in realist drawing. Spend some time making studies of the bones and muscles. Don't worry about naming the parts, just know what they look like.

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