How to Direct the Eyes

Visual Clarity

To understand a film a director must visually provide two things for their audience. First, the director must direct the viewers’ eyes where to look. Second, once the viewers know where to look, they need to know what they are looking at.

This might sound obvious, but it is not usually how beginners proceed. I know from my own experience that when I started to draw, my concern was the content of the drawing. Did the drawing look like the things that I was trying to draw? The problem was that I was totally ...

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