Direct Attention Into the Center of the Picture

  • Don’t do anything that attracts attention to the frame or border.
  • Don’t crowd things into a corner.
  • Don’t let shapes touch the edge of the frame.
  • Don’t have faces or figures looking out of the frame.

    –Greg Albert, author of The Simple Secret to Better Painting

    Scott Zupanc made his living as a painter for many years; now he does freelance carpentry so that he can spend most of his time with nature?painting in a farmhouse near Spring Green, Wisconsin or in a cabin “up north.”

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