Negative Space

What is negative space?

In art negative space is the space between or around the main object or image of the drawing.

Explain how you find the negative space in your cut out and your stool drawing. 

I found the negative space in my cut out and in my stool drawing by focusing on the main image of the drawing and seeing that the air/space around it is just extra and unneeded pieces.

Why does it help an artist to see in negative space? 

It helps an artist to see in negative space because it allows them to concentrate of the most important part of the piece making the drawing more effective. 

Does seeing in negative space enhance drawings?

Seeing negative space can enhance drawings because you first able to see the shapes of what you're drawing and work up from there. With the actual shape of the drawing your basically have the form of object that your working on.