1 Look at me!
Whether walking down the street, reading a magazine or browsing the internet, we’re bombarded by images competing for our attention. It’s thought that an image needs to capture the viewer’s attention within three seconds, or they’ll simply focus on something else. To help achieve this, try introducing easily recognisable shapes or elements into your painting. In this image the circle of the moon will be read first, making immediate contact with the viewer and helping the image pop from the bottom up.