Posts Tagged ‘eyes’

How to draw horse eyes part (3): Expression and mood

September 29, 2012

  Above: Detail from “Equestrian portrait of Charles I” by Anthony Van Dyck, c1637-8 Some thoughts on horse eye expression for artists To complete my thread on eyes for equestrian artists, here are some thoughts on eye expression. As any horse handler knows, the mood of a horse can be undertood from their body language. Eye expression does […]

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How to draw horse eyes part (2): close-up detail

September 17, 2012

A closer look at the horse’s eye   Above: a sensitive photo of “Oso”by Shelley Liddell   When is it useful to draw the eye in detail? In most situations, the general shadow-shape of the eye is almost all that you need when drawing a horse. For advice for artists on the shape and position of […]

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