Emphasis is the focal point of the painting, which is the area that your eye is attracted.
Art Lesson: Emphasis. Emphasis is the focal point of the painting. The focal point should be obvious as you look at the painting; it is the area to which your eye is attracted. Wyland Tip: Demand for water has tripled over the last half century. With that in mind, remember; water is a finite resource-and every drop we use is a drop from someone else's cup.