Colours used: For skin tones - yellow ochre + madder lake (or alizarine) + a tiny amount of cerulean blue.
For eyes: sap green + ultramarine + paynes grey.
Important: paint the eyes together don't paint one and then the other
Dampen paper except eye area as shown with a
mixture of ochre + mader + tiny bit of cerulean
Whil ethe paper is still damp drop in more of the
same colour to form shadows
mix a stronger red+ ochre to paint area above
and below eyes. Using a very pale mixture of sap
green + ultramarine + a little paynes grey paint irises
leave pupils and highlights
Paint pupils with paynes grey softening edges a little.
Using a mixture of green + ultramarine outline the
irises and then work towards the puplis leaving areas
of lighter colour
The eye lashes are painted with a rigger brush using
paynes grey work from the eyelid outwards tapering
the points. Eyelashes are curved and longer at the
outside edge. Under lashes are more sparse.
Paint Eye brows with short strokes following the arch
with paynes grey and a little madder