Originally Posted by La_
you are correct, but notice how the horse Is central in the overall comp.
given that this is a digital piece, you can place the [viewers] left eye on the + and widen the outer thirds to where you need them to be so that death can breath, can be more central and allow the toe [and upper wing] to not kiss the edge.
I'll admit, I never heard of the Rule of Thirds, but it looks promising.
You say to widen the outer thirds - surely they have to stay spaced in thirds for it to be effective..