- Use tangents to your advantage (ie. creating bold powerful shapes, leading lines. Refer to Bobby Pontillas)
- Every stroke either works for you or against you - try to communicate your pose with fewer lines (remember Ryan Woodward)
- When reading an image, the eye rushes through areas filled with negative space and slows down in areas drawn with more detail
- Don't force techniques if they're not working. This can be frustrating since they might have worked so nicely the before, but it's a sign that it is time to learn something new and apply it alongside older techniques.
Applying today's notes - portraits have been a favorite warm up