Next, draw a circle inside the eye with a smaller circle in its center for the iris and pupil. Shade most of the center circle in to make it black, but leave a tiny patch white to show light reflecting in the pupil. Then, draw an arch directly above the eye for the eyebrow. Follow my simple, detailed steps to draw a realistic eye in pencil. My method is aimed to help even the most complete beginner draw something they once thoug. Inside the outline of the eye add the iris. Make it round in shape with it’s upper slightly covered by the eyelid. Eye iris outline drawing. To make it easier to see if the iris is actually round you can first draw out it’s entire circle and then erase the part behind the eyelid. You can use several different techniques to draw an eye’s shape.