Face Details Eyes, Construction (Plate 31).

Entwining onion shapes around the circle of the eyeball give a blocking arrangement for the eye (Fig. 1).

Point A places eyebrow, line B eye furrow. Eyelids are at a slight angle to nose, being about two-thirds down the eyeball. The onion blocking is useful in all positions of the eye (see Figs. 1, 6, 7, 10,11).

The eyeball is a circular object becoming an oval shape in profile view. It is important to observe that the inner corner of the eye is very slightly lower than the outer, but this must not be exaggerated in the drawing (see Fig. 4).

Though the distance between the eyes is the width of an eye, this will apply only to full front view, lessening in perspective. In this case also the nose, being a projection, will frequently obscure the view of the inner corner.

As a guide to the size of the eye, it can be reckoned that the two eyes and the eye space for the nose in the middle of face leave half an eye space each side from the outer corner of the eye and the outline of the face.

The highest point of the eyelid is at H, Fig. 2 ; highest point of eyebrow at K, at a change of growth in the hair, and causing a slight shadow at that point.

Prominence E gives the frontal bone.

F, caruncular, is in the corner of the eye, being a notable feature in the drawing.

C, the double ridge of the lower eyelid, which is connected at both corners with the upper eyelid ridge, is seen when the eye is raised, but otherwise the latter is covered with eyelashes (Fig. 8, G).

The top eyelid covers part of the pupil of the eye (Fig. 2, D). Outside corner of the eye turns sharply in under upper lid (Fig. 2, C). It is not uncommon for the white of the eye to show at the bottom (Figs. 2, 3, and 9). The wide staring eye is shown at Fig. 3.

The reflective eye (Fig. 12), casts the eyeball up and causes the lid to retreat into space.

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