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5 Fundamental Skills Every Artist Should Master

5 Fundamental Skills Every Artist Should Master
As an artist, your job is to immerse your viewers into a world that you have built and guide them safely through it. Artists have much in common with storytellers. Storytellers have several tricks that they use to keep their readers coming back for more. Like storytellers, artists can use similar tricks to help them produce more compelling artwork. In this article, we will explain 5 fundamental skills that every artist should master. Let's take a look! The most important aspect of art to me personally is the composition. This is the simplest and most used composition technique, one that I use a lot myself. The main idea behind this is to place your most important element/object on one of the intersections where the lines converge (the +'s), as well as along or near the vertical line of wherever your focal may lie. It is believed that when this is used and your subject/focal sits on one of these spots, it creates more interest in your picture rather than having it centered.

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