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Jonathan Block and Jerry Leisure designed this introduction to three-dimensional design to help the beginning student develop an understanding of the interaction of form. Among its key features, the book:
  • offers easy-to-understand material in short flexible modules
  • discusses form in terms of elements, attributes, and organization to establish a systematic approach to the complexities of three-dimensional design
  • presents guidelines for creative problem solving
  • provides a structured method for critique in both formal and conceptual terms
  • clarifies difficult concepts with line illustrations
  • includes over 100 illustrations of contemporary sculpture in many styles and media

Synopsis:

Discusses form in terms of elements, attributes, and organization to establish a systematic approach to the complexities of three-dimensional design.

Synopsis:

Jonathan Block and Jerry Leisure designed this introduction to three-dimensional design to help the beginning student develop an understanding of the interaction of form. Among its key features, the book:
  • offers easy-to-understand material in short flexible modules
  • discusses form in terms of elements, attributes, and organization to establish a systematic approach to the complexities of three-dimensional design
  • presents guidelines for creative problem solving
  • provides a structured method for critique in both formal and conceptual terms
  • clarifies difficult concepts with line illustrations
  • includes over 100 illustrations of contemporary sculpture in many styles and media

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Preface.

1. Introduction.

2. Conceptualization.

Originality and Sources. Sketching and Modeling. The Creative Process.

3. The Elements.

Line. Plane. Volume. In Combination.

4. The Attributes of Form.

Mass. Radiation and Perceived Movement. Gesture.

5. Organization.

Perception—Grouping. Physical Forces. Rhythm. Time and Process.

6. Unifiers and Modifiers.

Beginnings, Endings, and Connections. Surface. Context: Scale and Presentation.

7. Analysis.

Project Ideas.

Notes.

Materials List. Sources.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780139372025
Author:
Block, Jonathan
Author:
Leisure, Jerry
Publisher:
Pearson
Location:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Visualization
Subject:
Form perception
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Art - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 160
Publication Date:
October 1986
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
126
Dimensions:
9.1 x 7 x 0.4 in 227 gr

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Discusses form in terms of elements, attributes, and organization to establish a systematic approach to the complexities of three-dimensional design.
"Synopsis" by , Jonathan Block and Jerry Leisure designed this introduction to three-dimensional design to help the beginning student develop an understanding of the interaction of form. Among its key features, the book:
  • offers easy-to-understand material in short flexible modules
  • discusses form in terms of elements, attributes, and organization to establish a systematic approach to the complexities of three-dimensional design
  • presents guidelines for creative problem solving
  • provides a structured method for critique in both formal and conceptual terms
  • clarifies difficult concepts with line illustrations
  • includes over 100 illustrations of contemporary sculpture in many styles and media
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