Talk:Negative space

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  • The moth image is dreadful and does not illustrate the effect of Negative Space as elegantly as the vase/face image. It attempts to duplicate the purpose of that image, and not only fails to do so (in that it doesn't look anything like a moth) but has obviously been uploaded by the creator for their own self motivated ego fulfilment. Delete. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:11, 27 January 2012 (UTC)
  • Off topic but man, this is a GOOD article! Kudos and thanks to all its writers!--Dagibit 16:35, 12 November 2006 (UTC)
  • I don't understand what is meant by 'The use of equal negative space' in the last paragraph
    *I believe they mean the use of a roughly equivalent amount of positive and negative space.
  • This piece didn't really have the information I was looking for. What's the difference between positive space and negative space? In a two-tone image what makes the black negative space or the white negative space in from picture to picture.

In simple terms, the subject it the Positive space and everything else is Negative space. In a two-tone image, I suppose, the artist decides which is the Subject and there by the positive space, according to this article.

—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:57, 11 March 2008 (UTC)

Call me a perfectionist, but the Rubin's Vase as a solid object is not drawn true to life. The right angle at the bottom of the nose cuts off the far side of ellipse that would see on the far edge of the vase. WonderWheeler (talk) 02:28, 17 December 2012 (UTC)

Origin of the term[edit]

What is the origin of the term "Negative Space"? I fail to see what is negative about it. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:19, 24 March 2016 (UTC)