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G4 MLP Anatomy Notes - Eyes by Pix3M G4 MLP Anatomy Notes - Eyes by Pix3M
Feb 12, 2013: Moar content.
Jan 2, 2013: Changed name of the series for 'marketability' reasons, added a few tidbits.
Dec 3, 2012: Edited to be more objective

If there are stupid errors, bad phrasing, or anything else which makes these notes less awesome, don't be afraid to point it out.

Also check out what I've written for
...the nose: [link]
...the legs: [link]
...the ears, tail, and the core: [link]
...neoteny & acceleration: [link]

Source for photo of horse's eye: [link]
Source for photo of the girl's eye: [link]

The example I pulled as an example of a totally comical art style is from Edd, Edd, n' Eddy. Like the pics of MLP, I consider its usage fair use.
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HinatasDouble Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing deduction! 
vaporeonshit Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
Ms Doodle for best pony!
KatrueYumeNikki Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
PlatinaStar Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the amazing tutorial!
Fairytale5353 Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this helped me a lot!!!
pink-polar-bear Featured By Owner May 16, 2013
Haven't read the whole tutorial yet, but just as a point of interest, in a relaxed state, my whole iris shows. So it cant be claimed that it is the case for all humans. Not a criticism of the tutorial, just a point of interest.
valleyviolet Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist
This is a lovely tutorial, but I have to disagree about humans being the only ones that use eyes to gauge social cues. I can't speak for animal social structure in general, but cats definitely use eyes in their body language. The old "cat staring contest" isn't just a humorous thing, it's a threatening dominance thing (it's essentially perceived as agressive to stare at a cat for too long, this is part of why they tend to like people who aren't cat people... they don't stare at them). Cats vary how much of the white of their eyes shows when they're really upset to show extreme distress or agression (much like horses, although I don't know if horses read that cue from each other).
FlavinBagel Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Student Digital Artist
PFfff, "Source Needed". Ohhh you!
cormy1 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
As a casual watcher (VERY casual, haven't rewatched any episodes yet), I never actually noticed Cadence's eyeliner... Funny enough that may also be because none of the fanart I have of her has it either! O.o
Wonder why?
Fantastic tutorial series btw! Not an artist myself but reading this is quite enjoyable anyway.
sissy2001 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
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