Directional lines are invisible lines that guide the eyes through the picture to
a conclusion, Directional lines keep the viewer in the picture or lead the
viewer out of the picture. Two figures placed facing each other look as if
they are responsive to each other, perhaps conversing. If two figures are
looking in the same direction, they appear to be looking at the same scene.
Two figures looking in opposite directions may imply tension or aloofness.
Figure 3-60 shows how differently two figures may relate to each other and
direct the viewers attention.
Figure 3-60.How two figures relate to each other.