F and 8B pencils were used for this tutorial. Either pencil can be used to sketch in these guidelines. Sketch a circle within a square.
Sketch in the iris and eyelids.
Blend over the drawing with a blending stump.
Erase the highlights in the eye and on the eye lids.
Go over the iris and the outline of the eye using the 8B pencil.
Sharpen the dark lines using the F and 8B pencils. Blend in the eye shading using a blending stump.
Add texture to the eye by lightly sketching using an 8B pencil. After that, use the 8 B to darken the outlines of the eye lids. Also shade in the background using the 8B pencil.
Define the dark lines using the F and 8B pencils. Blend in the eye shading using a blending stump.