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6 The Head and Face - Pg. 71

6 The Head and Face If you put people in your art, you need to pay extra attention to the placement and orientation of each person's head. If there is a person in a picture, the most likely center of attention will be the head of that person. If there are many people in a picture, the head of one of them will likely be the center of attention, and the other heads will be secondary centers of attention. While this rule is not 100% true; it is generally the rule. It is natural for us to look first at any face that appears in a picture. In life if we want to know how a person feels, we don't look at his feet, we look at his face. Even small children train themselves to know when mom and dad are happy or angry by looking