Artists Look Different

...which is why we're so easy to pick out of a crowd... or maybe its just the paint under our fingernails. No, we don't look different, we see things differently. This article from Cognitive Daily explains:

Art teachers have noted that when beginning students attempt to draw accurate portraits, they tend to exaggerate the size of key features: eyes and mouths are too big relative to the size of the head. Trained artists learn to ignore these temptations and draw the world as it really appears.

These pictures describe the relative eye movements of artists and non-artists. Can you figure out which one is which? The article has the answer.


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