a special attention given to, or extra importance attached to, something; as, a guided tour of Egypt with emphasis on the monuments along the Nile.
A change in a slide part that draws attention to it after it is revealed. Examples: change of color, change of size, blinking, spinning
A principle of design by which the artist or designer may use opposing sizes or shapes, contrasting colors, or other means to place greater attention on certain areas or objects in a work of art.
in advertising design and layout, the principle related to making one element of the advertisement, such as the headline or an illustration, more prominent that the other elements as a means to get the reader's attention to focus on that element. See balance, contrast, flow, gaze motion, harmony, and unity.
The focus of the audience's attention on some part of the stage.
When an artist combines contrasting colors, shapes or sizes to place greater attention on a certain part of the work of art.
the principle of design that is concerned with dominance; the development of a main idea or center of interest ( focal point)
color dominance, focal areas, and visual emphasis with shapes. Emphasis is used by artists to create dominance and focus in their work. Artists can emphasize color, value, shapes, or other art elements to achieve dominance. Various kinds of contrast can be used to emphasize a center of interest. syn. Dominance and center of interest.
By contrast and size, detail, focal point, change in value/color, placement, isolation
Special attention or effort directed toward something.
Major landscape components are highlighted more than less important ones. Framing, plant numbers, or creating an unusual focal point are examples of creating emphasis in the landscape.