airbrushing the eye

We’ve had a little increase.. In female viewers.
Hello Ladies! So it’s the end of part 1! time for the eye
tutorial! The Eye tutorial!
I just spat. To get started, you can download this reference
of the eye and this template. So to join in on the fun, why don’t you click
the link.. ..That’s displayed here. Next to my ugly face.
Hello again! So what i’ve got here, what looks like a piece
of blank paper to you actually has a very light outline, of this exact reference here.
So instead of looking at this eye and thinking ‘oh my god’, where do i start?
I always like to start from the darkest parts of an artwork.
The pupil and this darker region around the top of the eye-lid.
Now forget about detail at this stage, just form it like the sculptor forms his rock.
This bottom edge, looks exactly like a soft line.
Choose your height correctly and create the effect that’s going to mimic exactly what
you see in the artwork. So I’ll start airbrushing the eye and I’ll
talk you through it as much as i can while we do it but i want you to pay attention and
see if you can tell which effects I’m actually using.
I’ll start by doing a line on the pupil. Throughout this tutorial you might see me
stepping back from the artwork.. ..What i’m doing is i’m stepping back further
so i can make sure that i’m airbrushing my piece at the right height, to create the same
edge as what i see in this reference, on this artwork.
A blending line. Now there’s a couple of options we can use
for the pupil, as I’ve shown you in previous tutorials, you can do two dagger strokes to
frame the edge, you could do two blending lines – or you could use your hand as a stencil.
Sorry if my fat head is in the way? Might have used that joke already?
Stepping back to make sure my intensity is exactly the same as what i see on the reference
, so i see darker spots here – i’ll do a little more work on these areas.
a line. Remember what i said, just build up your artwork
in light passes, just build it up, you’ve got nothing but time, there’s no need to rush
this at this stage. Just take your time and make sure you’re doing
the effects correctly. Just hit my head.
The perfect example of creating form, is this example here in the eye.
You’ll see it’s this area – don’t move. Now it looks quite confusing and as a beginner
you may look at it and think ‘how the hell do i do that?
We’re just going to create two blends from either side, just to create that triangular
shape exactly as we see there on the eye. That’s the beauty of airbrushing!
This edge here and this edge here- Very lightly going over the same spot angle
away from the eyeball, and you’ll notice that i flick at the end
of the effect, just like the dagger stroke! Just blend it out!
Might use the.. hand as a stencil here on this edge!
These areas here on my eye, are too sharp. The best effect to be used in these areas,
would be what? That’s right! blending lines.
Now for the bottom edge of the eye. This is probably one of the toughest parts
of the eye to pull off as it’s very easy to make the effect too dark.
Notice how i’m getting further away from the artwork as i create the effect.
Adding the areas around the border of this artwork are probably the easiest areas to
create, We just have to make sure that we’re high
enough from the artwork that we’re creating the right shaped edge.
Once you’ve created the basic shape of your eye, then it’s time to start the little important
bits of detail such as the eye lashes! The most important thing to remember is that
you’re executing the effect at the right height. At this stage it looks like all of the basic
shapes are complete, however it doesn’t yet look quite right.
So what we’re going to do is take a big step back and compare how this looks to your reference.
When you’re done, step back, have a look and admire the work you’ve created!
Well done! You’re an airbrush artist! Part two of the airbrushtutor series is going
to go into a little more detail about how to create detail and how to make your artworks
photorealistic. Again if you enjoyed todays tutorial, then
please spread the love, visit and hit the Facebook like button or google
plus one? You can also follow us on twitter now!
Spread the love.. I want to say a big thank you to everybody
who’s left positive feedback for me! It warms my heart.
Thank you! Second thing I just want to say a big thank
you to Texas, you win the award for most views. Followed by California.. and California..
Forget i mentioned Arnold Schwarzenegger.


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  • taucalm

    you're awesome and your works of art are amazing. i'm having a trouble making that thin end of dagger stroke how do you make it sharp properly? i know how to make thin line, but i can't get it end sharp 🙁

  • Texas Critical Care Medic

    Found my way to your site via TABF how to's… Thanks very much for taking the time to post up these tutorials… Was an AB artist back in the 90's doing t shirts and other textiles, stopped to pursue a career as a Paramedic, now that Im retired have migrated back to AB art when not running my tattoo studio full time… Really been struggling trying to get the photoreal art aspect down, but these vids help get more wrapped around it… Once again, Thanks!!!

  • Plumbop Sims

    youre cute :O

  • mitja cebulj

    he ta

  • mitja cebulj

    he talks like chase un house

  • Jack Connors

    WOW,New Sub,, I wish i had that GOD GIVEN TALANT!!!!!!!!,,and ive Ownwed my Welding and Fab CT,,The Only work here,is artist!!,,I have adds in Craigs List,as Yale and Wesleynl,and Chote are all a 20 min ride from my shop!!,, WOW,,And I LOVE wathing NUBS,,no Offence to YOU,,Thanks,,Jack Connors

  • Casey Jarzyna

    Freakin Bloody amazing, Im getting started straight away, been practicing your tutorial PDF'S for hours. I hope to be half as good you.

  • Tamara tamaraG

    I can draw like this with my pencil 😀

  • Sheba Royal

    not gonna finish watched cuz im actually looking for airbrush tutorial photoshop, but the first 17 seconds of this video was…..great lollll

  • Sheba Royal

    well after reading the comments….off to watch the entire video. sigh, really need to get to photoshop

  • Sheba Royal

    ARTGASMIC…..i mentally climaxed. keep up the great work

  • livinghereandthere

    yesterday i have bought my first airbrush,and i was looking some tutorial videos..and padammm! there u are!…thanks for u time n energy to do this.

  • ZikSab kuztoms

    hi nice work look so kool, is there any way u could show how to do any airbrush artwork about sea life?

  • Mr. Urmo's channel

    I HEARD EVE ONLINE MUSIC!!!Atleast im pretty sure i did 😀

  • droidcapture

    I just ordered a master airbrush kit with compressor and paint, gravity fed double action airbrush hope its a good one. I have learned a lot from your videos, awesome stuff keep up the good work.

  • art purser

    thank you man, amazing work!!!

  • Marie Elizabeth

    Hey my dad just got me an airbrush kit and ur vidios

  • Marie Elizabeth

    Hey my dad just got me an airbrush kit for Christmas and ur vidios have helped so much ur amazing and I can't wate to try to make an eye 🙂

  • Frederico Ribas

    really handy this vids…help me a lot" thanks

  • Juan Fernandez

    Very nice tutorial thank you

  • Seth Maki

    not to be rude but in the beggining i thought he has been smelling paint fumes to long but this video helped me out tnx

  • Tenzing Rigzing

    i really liked it…

  • Big O

    Very good videos and sense of humor. Keep it up brother.

  • Stefan Hodoba

    Soo cool 😀

  • Roxy adele Desouza Spartan

    absolutly FREKIN SHAMAZING!!!!! 🙂

  • nahomy007

    i cant tell which one is cuter… the wolf… the eye… or you gay!! 🙂

  • nahomy007

    sorry… i mean guy… dmn autocorrect!!

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  • AJ_John

    Awesome video, great attitude. I just got my new airbrush instructor.

  • D lee

    I like it. Super funny and informative…. nice combination!

  • marissa Cortez

    i love your videos lol, youre hilarious !

  • Maximilian Mueller

    that's the beauty of airbrushing …..

  • robby taggart

    this guy is comedy and so right your awesome man if you guys need a laugh and learn something about airbrush he knows his shit

  • chrisdragn

    My eye looks like shit lol

  • Denny Rachmat

    the video is very advantage for my son; he is a student of a vocational school of automotive, he'll need it for practicing it. Thanks for posting!

  • Jaylin Lovinsky

    Random Chicago kid says "Out with the spray-paint, In with the air brush".

  • digitalAuge .de

    good Tutorial but to much blabla and cuttings.

  • jai murti

    good job

  • Warren Wood

    Hello i see u from kenya very like you vidz i want to be great airbrush

  • Mitchell Sheehan

    Your awesome. .. Wow. . . I will surely spread the word. 🙂

  • Luigi Visini

    Grazie per i tuoi insegnamenti!

  • angelique123

    Your so hilarious! Love watching!!

  • Simo

    after watching 4 vids from you i have to subscribe ^^ amazing i actually learned something today xDD

  • Chris Moon

    love ur vids and we love warming your heart. hahahahah. ur hilarious! 

  • mmarieden

    Great tutorials. 

  • RP Richard

    Dude, you're truly inspirational.

  • Rafael Art Gallery

    your awesome !! THANK YOU !!

  • Edward White

    Great character, great tute and definitely worth a round of applause for pure entertainment value, You're also a top artist mate!!

  • Stephen B

    Orale ese tas chingon

  • les st

    Love ya, Have a blast watching and learning from you….Thank You….

  • kitty cats Channel

    Wow… thats wicked, in the two vids I watched i've learned so much. I'm a slave to the tattoo needle but now i'm starting to try my artistic eye on other materials.

  • Peter Starowicz

    You F** Rock man!
     Love watchin your videos stoned!

  • Marty Mcfly

    Awesome √ – 60 seconds in I learnt something 🙂 Subbed.

  • Аблайхан Курманбаев

    thank you maaan!!! pozitiv video

  • Granddame Bella Nina

    as a biginner with airbrush I love it but realise I have to learn a lot, I'll keep watching  🙂

  • TheArsong

    Namasté !!!! Spread the love .. you are great… love this tut!!!

  • texas tough

    great vid, can u do one with color, lie hazel, or green, or blue. 

  • Denise Sharette

    Well done,very charming comedy,keep up the fantastic work,

  • FBY Fraser

    i learn a lot things from this video. thanks

  • iCloud

    0.1% female viewers down to -1110928% 😜

  • Amy Justamy

    Love these videos. Female viewership is up!

  • Becky W. Zalez

    hey love your videos you make things fun while you drawing with airbrush but i have a good question for you can you do a tutorial drawing a person face with an black eye in colors LOLL !?.

  • gee wow

    Please keep up the good work man and know your instruction is appreciated. Total newb here and looking forward to learning more. Thanks for adding to the fun!

  • ClF3

    please make an tutorial for camouflage

  • Steve Christodoulou

    great work, but link not working. smile

  • Ablaikhan Kurmanbayev

    The best! Thank you!

  • Paul Mcgivern

    Thank you so much mate you are the best on the internet .I have learnt so much you are a great teacher and a funny guy.

  • Lay Low

    Like the tutorials champ, but Im pissed that im one of the 45 year old males you said were your core subscibers, lol.

  • Atsutane77

    Hey Mate, Thank you very much for all this videos are cool and you did this to share the knowledge with others as a real master and that is great. So I give you the title of an Air Brush Sensei. Cheers again for all this! Peace!

  • Argenis Pinal

    love your work man thanks so much for these videos my body painting will improve now so excited

  • shane ing

    your help with airbrushing i greatly appreciate , the time you take to help others hopefully become as good as you are someday, cause your a very good artist , and your videos are the best i think outta all the tutorials as you make the lessons and videos entertaining and not boring..again thats allot for the help

  • pajonate

    Does anyone has a link to the reference file, as well as the outlined version? Great videos, nice approach to sharing the knowledge.

  • Scotty

    You talent is crazy, great videos 😀 what airbrush are you using ?

  • KechikPenang FiXit

    thanks bro..👍🏾👍🏾

  • German Valencia

    Great teacher….I'm learning a lot….thanks

  • korekapik

    hahaa.. finally i found the funiest n the greatest teacher ever. awesome bro

  • jfklazarus

    is there a special paper to use for airbrushing?

  • thomas Mander

    hi pretty nice airbrush ,
    how long did you need to spray the eye ?
    1 hour , half day ????

  • Yung King412

    love your work, an I'm from Pittsburgh, PA

  • Frank Caltabiano

    Are the templets not on your site anymore for this exercise? Would like to get them. Thanks for the great vids!

  • Duke Jet

    Very cool dude!! I'm inspired!!

  • Alex lucey

    Vey nice thank you! Been wanting to get into airbrushing and I enjoy your tutorials.

  • JayBronwyn Jones

    Great tutorials! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  • roger yale

    salut  j'adore ce site  merci


    very nice work!

  • John K.

    Very helpful Great basic instruct.

  • Aron Fannarsson

    where is the template

  • Yorgan Moonien

    You're my inspiration for airbrushing man ❤️I'm saving my money to buy an airbrush 😍

  • Shaun

    GOOD SCAM TO GET YOUR EMAIL ADRESS….There is no link/reference file!!

  • Justin Lind

    Whats the name of the song?

  • Carlos Valdez

    Amazing. You are a true artist.

  • Poor Boy Garage

    Thank You for taking the time to teach . I hope to be half as good as you.

  • Lilly Osterwald

    Thank you for your tuts! Totally awesome sir.. Ib had an airbrush sitting there for ages! Time to dust it off and play. Thanks for the encouragement and taking the"fear"out of it.

  • Sean Cole

    you got good style! respects to you, from California.

  • Ricardo Pereira Santos

    Muito ToP 👏👏👏👏👏👏.
    Qual tita você usa pra fazer fesenhos em papeis ?

  • Sean OBrien

    Needs more jumping!

  • Jay Vee

    Woohoo Texas baby

  • Keith Butler

    Hi I’m enjoying your videos, I have a question what is the paint you are using, I’m using the small bottles of Vallejo paints , I have noticed you are using a larger bottle can you please tell me and everyone else what you are using, thank you Keith …

  • Fred Caveman

    Thank you very much! I like your tutorials!


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