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Draw a Horse Eye
the finished horse eye drawing

The finished horse eye drawing.

(c) Janet Griffin-Scott, licensed to About.com, Inc.
In my drawings I always start with the eye. This is where you are able to capture the main likeness of the individual horse that you have chosen for your subject. It is also here where we see can be successful in capturing the critical expression that is so very necessary. Notice that the horse has a horizontally placed, oval shaped pupil, compared to the vertical slits of a cat or the perfectly round centrally placed pupil in a human eye. Here is what the final eye drawing will look like. This tutorial will take you through the steps of drawing this eye in colored pencil.

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