Importance of the Negative Space

September 6, 2013 § Leave a comment

Negative Space Ink

Too often we pay little attention to the space surrounding our subject.  By defining the borders and allowing the forms you are portraying to meander off and out of the picture plane, the composition is opened up to new possibilities,  When the viewer is allowed to imagine what happens outside of the border, you begin to create interesting relationships with the space and form.

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