HOME     NEWS     GALLERY     SHOP     ABOUT     CONTACT     LINKS    
Recent news News by date


human eye
Visual perception of an artist
7 April 2007


I recently came across an interesting article. The Artists look different is based on expertise in pictorial perception: Eye-movement patterns and visual memory in artists and laymen by Vogt, S. & Magnussen, S. (2007).

Basically the article describes the difference between how artists and non-artists look at pictures and how much they remember of them. What I found surprising was how much non-artists spent looking at the human figure or face. The article illustrates this with an eye tracking study done over two pictures. The other interesting aspect is the graph displaying the percent of time looking at key areas for artists and non-artists. I actually thought that artists would spend more time when looking to remember, but they did not.


Bookmark and Share






Art and Illustration Studio.

Subscribe

RSS art feed
Subscribe to receive the latest artwork by email or RSS.

My Social Pages

Eon Works on Facebook Eon Works on Youtube Eon Works on Twitter Eon Works on Google+

Top images

The most popular images during the past 365 days:

   1. Stellar vista
   2. Ancient giants
   3. Planet scape
   4. Edge of perception
   5. Future bandits
   6. Epsilon hunter
   7. Endless opposites
   8. Cosmic vista
   9. Uncharted realm
   10. Desert outpost

New in gallery

new artwork in gallery

Search site


Eon Works - Art and Illustration Studio. All content copyright © 1995-2017 Dawid Michalczyk. All rights reserved.