Value: The values on the woman’s face makes the painting look more realistic. Values can also be seen in other places such as the bird’s body and the plants.
Line: The lines included in the painting creates a sense of direction in the painting and leads the audience’s eyesight from top to bottom of the painting.
Shape: Hung Liu uses circles to attract attention to certain parts of the painting.
Contrast: There are contrasts of colors between the red and the turquoise and the gold and the purple.
Emphasis: The contrasts of the colors create emphasis in the painting and emphasized some details.
Movement: The paint dripping from the canvas creates movement and leads the audience’s eyesight from top to bottom.