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Composition in Art

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With this excellent art instruction guide, you can learn the principles of composition, classical and modern, through analysis of works from Middle Ages to present — Goya, Cézanne, Hopper, many others. Excellent discussion on the importance of balance, entrance and exit, circular observation, angular composition, etc. 148 illustrations, 9 in full color.

Synopsis:

Learn principles of composition, classical and modern, through analysis of works from Middle Ages to present — Goya, Cézanne, Hopper, many others. 148 illustrations, 9 in full color.

Synopsis:

Learn principles of composition, classical and modern, through analysis of works from Middle Ages to present — Goya, Cézanne, Hopper, many others. 148 illustrations, 9 in full color.

Table of Contents

I. THE IMPORTANCE OF BALANCE

    Balance of the steelyard

    Rules

    Scale of attraction

    Vertical and horizontal balance

    The natural axis

    Apparent or formal balance

    Balance by opposition of line

    Balance by opposition of spots

    Transition of line

    Balance by gradation

    Balance of principality or isolation

    Balance of cubical space

2. ENTRANCE AND EXIT

    Getting into the picture

    Getting out of the picture

3. CIRCULAR OBSERVATION

    Circular composition

    Reconstruction for circular observation

    Color plates

4. ANGULAR COMPOSITION

    The triangle

    The vertical line in angular composition

    Angular composition based on the horizontal

    Line of beauty

    Structural line

5. COMPOSITION WITH ONE OR MORE UNITS

    Two units

    Three units

    Groups

    The figure in landscape

6. LIGHT AND SHADE

    Principality

    Gradation

  INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486233581
Author:
Poore, Henry R.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Poore, Henry R.
Author:
Art Instruction
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Composition
Subject:
Art criticism
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Composition (art)
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Art-Miscellaneous Techniques
Subject:
Art -- Instruction.
Subject:
Drawing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Art Instruction
Series Volume:
no. 7
Publication Date:
19760631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
104
Dimensions:
11 x 8.13 in 68 pd

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"Synopsis" by ,
Learn principles of composition, classical and modern, through analysis of works from Middle Ages to present — Goya, Cézanne, Hopper, many others. 148 illustrations, 9 in full color.
"Synopsis" by ,
Learn principles of composition, classical and modern, through analysis of works from Middle Ages to present — Goya, Cézanne, Hopper, many others. 148 illustrations, 9 in full color.
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