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J05 Focus on Focal Points

When looking at a drawing by an accomplished artist, have you ever noticed that one specific item catches your eye more than others? This is not an accident! Accomplished artists know a few secrets to bring attention toward what they consider the most important part of their chosen subject. A telltale sign of a drawing by an amateur artist is a hodgepodge of subjects (or sections of a subject) without one dominant center of interest. In this article, I discuss various ways of implementing a strong focal point(s) into your drawings to create more interesting and professional works of art.

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