Module 1: Eye of Aisha

This is the beginning of a journey to learn the techniques developed and honed by award winning artist Kelvin Okafor starting right here, with learning how to draw an eye in a lifelike manner.

The art course teaches students how to draw using various methods, including: perspective, shapes and shadows, pencil, use of charcoal and chalk to draw the human eye.


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Module 1: Eye of Aisha
£ 260 Life time
  • Course Video Audio
  • Certificate
  • Bonus Print
  • Print Certificate
  • Lifetime Access

Materials Required

  • Smooth Cartridge Paper. Any weight but preferably (170gsm)
  • Graphite Pencils – Faber-Castell 9000: grades (5H) and (B)
  • Charcoal Pencil – Conte a Paris Pierre Noire (3B)
  • Wolff’s Carbon Pencil – grade (B)
  • Stabilo CarbOthello Pencil – (Gray Warm 5)
  • Cretacolor White Chalk Pencil
  • Stabilo CarbOthello Sharpener
  • Cretacolor White Chalk Pencil
  • Cretacolor Monolith Eraser
  • Conte a Paris Pastel Pencil Sharpener
  • Pro Art POLAR 31 – White Nylon Brush
  • Jakar Compressed Charcoal – Assorted Grey Set
  • Cotton Buds/Q-Tips
  • Tortillon

This Academy course provides nearly 5 hours of real-time drawing of an eye.

What you will learn?

  • Understanding the materials/tools I use
  • Understanding proportions and shapes
  • Understanding how to draw using freehand
  • Understanding how to make outlines
  • Understanding how to apply the materials shown and used
  • Understanding tonal values/light and shaded
  • Understanding how to blend charcoal and graphite
  • Understanding how to texturize skin
  • Understanding how to draw pores and blemishes
  • Understanding how to make highlights and reflections on skin and eyes.

Academy studies deliver an in-depth, detailed video content of realism in drawing. They provide a foundation for you to develop your knowledge and enhance your skills.

From just one course you will become familiar with Kelvin’s artistic process and use it to guide and evolve your own art practice.

Please Note – Kelvin will regularly update the courses offered on the Academy. Each new course will focus on a different bodily or facial feature.




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