Start with white shadow on the entire lid. Choose a medium, smoky color for the lower lid. Apply it three-quarters of the way up.
Continue to layer the color to make it darker. Add a deeper color on top and in the crease to intensify the look.
Concentrate on the crease. Continue to layer the shadow deeply enough to create the dramatic effect.
Use your finger to soften the shadow.
Using pencil or dark shadow or liner, applies in smooth strokes moving from the outer to the inner corner of the eyelid.
To give the pencil line staying power, use a liner brush to sweep a layer of eye shadow over the pencil.
Reapply more shadow to add more definition. Continue layering and checking for the effect you desire.
Line underneath the eye beginning at the outside corner, moving toward the inner corner.
Line as close to the lashes as possible.
Soften the using a clean finger of Q-tip.
Smudge the line to create a smoky look, somewhere between liner and shadow. The liner can be thickened.
Final Smoky eye.