Brains are efficient – they pay particular attention to the parts of our environment that will give us the most information for the least work. When it comes to assessing the degree of illumination on a surface divided into shadow and light, for example, we focus on the boundary where there is the most rapid change from one to the other. Tonal changes that occur elsewhere on the surface don’t register nearly as strongly, allowing artists to use the shadow edge to either intensify, or diminish, the amount of perceived contrast and brightness.
Maximize Emotional Impact : UPPER Face "Hot Spots"
So many faces. So many ways to express emotions. Faigin examines facial expressions in movie stills, cartoons, fine art, illustrations and photographs and shares his insightful analyses in his monthly blog.
FACE BLOG INDEX
with hyperlinks by topics.