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The main objectives of this presentation is to learn how to critically analyze any art work. The elements are how to artists use to create art work (with or without intent):

The main objectives of this presentation is to learn how to critically analyze any art work. The elements are how to artists use to create art work (with or without intent )

These elements can be applied to discuss any of the visual arts including: painting, photography, set design, graphic design, sculpture and architecture.:

These elements can be applied to discuss any of the visual arts including: painting, photography, set design, graphic design, sculpture and architecture. Focal Point Unity & Variety Color Line Contrast Scale & Proportion Shape Symmetry & Asymmetry Space Texture Perspective Pattern Rhythm Dynamic Intensity

Introduction Visually, the focal point of an image is the place where your eyes are drawn to first. Usually the focal point will be highlighted or the most striking color in the art work. There are three things that make a focal point what it is: Color, contrast, and structure. :

Introduction Visually, the focal point of an image is the place where your eyes are drawn to first. Usually the focal point will be highlighted or the most striking color in the art work. There are three things that make a focal point what it is: Color, contrast, and structure.

Now lets discuss about the Focal Point:

Now lets discuss about the Focal Point There are several Focal Points within this image. It can be the place where the action is happening – the dark space at the background, horse’s rump, down the leg to the hand and kneecap of the soldier to the red cloth and then up the arm on the right to the other man in the image. If I were to graph how my eyes are led around the canvas it might look like this:

Why is the focal point important? :

Why is the focal point important? Without a focal point, a spectator will lose interest quickly because he does not know where to look and what part is the most interesting.

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Q&A If there is no focal point, focal area or focal path, is it still considered fine art? Yes. These elements are tools, not requirements.

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