When drawing a character whose eyes are completely or partially covered by hair, what do you do?
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I just draw the whole eyes, fully coloured, over the hair
6%
I draw the outline of the eye over the hair, but I don't colour it (so it's the hair's colour)
31%
I don't draw the parts of the eye that are covered at all
63%
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Published: September 15, 2012
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WonderSparks's avatar
WonderSparks|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Logically, the covered area should be omitted.
Personally, I just don't color it, although there may be a time in the future where I might draw a character whose eyes might be completely covered and I might not draw them at all. ;)
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SpitfiresOnIce's avatar
SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see. :3 I still don't draw them, usually. x)
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WonderSparks's avatar
WonderSparks|Hobbyist Digital Artist
And that's totally understandable.
More realistic, less like my fail-anime style. :P
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scrungo's avatar
i either make them transparent or dont even show the parts colored.
if the eyes are important to the expression of the character then i'll usually make them transparent.
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SpitfiresOnIce's avatar
SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see. :3
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PikaCat13's avatar
PikaCat13|Hobbyist General Artist
Sometimes i draw the outline, sometimes covered. :3 kinda depends on how I want it to look :la:
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah xD
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ItalianPitbull-Stock's avatar
ItalianPitbull-Stock|Professional General Artist
Sketch everything out, eyes and all, draw in the hair over the top, remove the sketchy part of the eyes behind the hair. I'm realistic about it. I hate cartoons/animes that show eyes through the hair like it's some kind of see thru object.
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SpitfiresOnIce's avatar
SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, it tends to bother me as well, especially when it looks weird, which it tends to do because it IS weird to see an eye on hair.
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ItalianPitbull-Stock's avatar
ItalianPitbull-Stock|Professional General Artist
i wonder what they were thinking... yes its a toon but still hair is solid, not translucent. A few strands I could see doing that with, but not a huge chunk
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starboat|Hobbyist Digital Artist
i used to draw and colour the full eye over the hair, then i just did the outline, now i dont draw any part of an eye thats covered by hair xD i do draw the eyebrow over the hair still though, if any part of the eye is visible out from under it
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see :3 I don't really draw eyebrows often but if I do they're still covered xD
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TawnyMutt's avatar
TawnyMutt|Hobbyist General Artist
I don't draw them at all. Sometimes when I cover the eyes with hair, it's to get around drawing the eyes at all XP
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SpitfiresOnIce's avatar
SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I tend to do it... sometimes... so I don't have to draw them x') Or I give them a hat that's too large BD
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ElementsOfNature's avatar
I don't draw the parts of the eye that are covered at all.
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SpitfiresOnIce's avatar
SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Same :3
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Braang's avatar
Braang|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I basically stare at the drawing and pout, because I absolutely hate not drawing the eyes. xD but in the end, I just don't draw them
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SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha xD
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HAMBURRIT0's avatar
HAMBURRIT0|Student General Artist
Sometimes I'll just draw the outlines, sometimes I'll just leave the hair covering the eye so it doesn't show up at all ouo
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SpitfiresOnIce's avatar
SpitfiresOnIce|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see :3
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pulooka's avatar
i do the same thing
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HAMBURRIT0's avatar
HAMBURRIT0|Student General Artist
Haha, nice c:
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pulooka's avatar
haha yes
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K-K-Armadillo's avatar
K-K-Armadillo|Student General Artist
sometimes i just leave them with one eye...
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