STEP by STEP
ADD eyelashes TO A STYLISED CHARACTER
The first technique is for creating individual eyelashes. Append a sphere, navigate to Tool>initialize, and choose the amount of polygons you want set along the X, Y and Z axis. In this case we go with X 2; Y 6; Z 2. Press Qcube to turn the sphere into a cuboid.
02 refine SHAPE
To give it the correct shape, go to Tool>deformation and adjust the Taper slider to taper one end. Now, to achieve a nice curve we need to smooth bend (Sbend) the eyelash just a bit. Divide the tool once or twice and use the Smooth brush to thin out the end.
03 Group And reposition
It’s easier to merge our eyelashes into groups of two, three or four to save some time on arranging individual lashes. Eyelashes have different lengths, and the closer to the inner corner of the eye, the shorter. Polypaint them, merge into one subtool, then duplicate and mirror to the other eye.
04 A SIMPLE technique
The second technique is much quicker and simpler. All we need to do is mask a line on the inner edges of the eyelids (make sure the mask does not touch the outer eyelid), and extrude. Simply reshape it with the Move tool, Zremesh and smooth it out, and finally add a little paint.