Draw digital art portraits - How to draw an eye

Using any art software and only 4 standard brushes, learn to draw digital portraits
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (58 ratings)
5,143 students
1hr 37min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

How to set up your art software
Warming up techniques
Accurately sketch a subject
Work with a colour pallette
Draw an eye


  • Own any art software
  • Own any graphics pen to draw on a PC, Mac or Tablet


Draw perfect digital portraits, every time

Often we get overwhelmed by the number of brushes available to us within our art software.

This can distract us from producing amazing artwork.

This course teaches you how to get results no matter what art package we are using with only 4 standard brushes that are available in all art software.

By simplifying the process, and focusing on the art and not the tools, we can use these simple tips and techniques to produce digital portraits that will amaze your friends.

You will learn:

  • How to set up any art software for portrait drawing.

  • Warming up exercises - improve your curves and lines with these simple ways to get your hand working.

  • Sketch accurately to be able to draw a perfect likeness every time.

  • Working with a colour palette.

  • Step by step guide on drawing an eye from a picture.

Improve your portrait artwork quickly with this free digital portrait course.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner digital artists


Art Instructor
Marc Cronin
  • 4.1 Instructor Rating
  • 58 Reviews
  • 5,256 Students
  • 3 Courses

I have been an artist of many disciplines and mediums for over 20 years.

I love to teach and I love to teach art.

Seeing my students progress and produce fantastic artwork is one of the most rewarding experiences a teacher can have.

My favorite styles of artwork are realistic portrait drawing and cartoon illustration. This is mainly what I teach as it is the subjects that I have perfected over a 20-year career.

So grab a pencil, some paper and follow along with my courses to become an amazing artist.

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