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Try your hand at practicing the exercises you've learned in this chapter.

The Least You Need to Know

V Our memory of things—the left side of the brain at work—can actually inhibit our ability to see what is really there.

V The logical left side does not remember or understand negative space too well, so it's up to the visual, relational right side to step in and see more clearly.

V Negative space is the area around any object or objects that share edges.

V Negative space can make a difficult drawing easy, particularly foreshortening or complicated shapes, because we can focus on the space to tell us, visually, about the shapes it surrounds.

V A heightened perception of negative space will tremendously improve composition in more complicated compositions.

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