Negative space is when the area or background around an object in a picture is shaded/colored but the object itself is not. The way I found negative space in my cut out is that I knew that the object (the owl) would be positive space so the extra space around the object would be the negative space. And in my negative drawing, the way I found negative space is by outlining the objects first then shading the background behind it. It helps an artist to see in negative space because when you look at a negative space drawing, you can see and focus on the shape/structure of the object. Seeing in negative space does enhance drawings because the picture would pop out at you and would have your eye focus on the shape and not the details.