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Eyewitness Art:  14 Composition By Sarah Kent

Eyewitness Art: 14 Composition

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The "Eyewitness Art" series covers great painters, art movements, classic themes, and pivotal periods in art history. This book on composition goes beyond the surface details of pictures to describe the chief techniques employed by artists in their search for an overall visual result.
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Eyewitness Art: 14 Composition Summary


Eyewitness Art: 14 Composition by Sarah Kent

The "Eyewitness Art" series covers great painters, art movements, classic themes, and pivotal periods in art history. The way in which an artist, movement or technique developed is revealed through annotated photographs of paintings, people, sketchbooks, personal possessions and ephemera from museums and private collections around the world. This title in the series, "Composition", goes beyond the surface details of pictures to describe the chief techniques employed by artists in their search for an overall visual result. The books in the series support National Curriculum teaching requirements at all levels.

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Table of Contents


Composing a picture; shape of the canvas; controlling the eye; placing the figure; asymmetry and symmetry; sacred geometry; triangles; circular compositions; dramatic diagonals; shaped paintings; horizons; vanishing points; moving the horizon; the golden section; sequence of events; light and tone; colour and form; pure colour; photography; movement; breaking the frame.

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GOR002945108
Eyewitness Art: 14 Composition by Sarah Kent
Sarah Kent
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
1995-03-02
64
0751310522
9780751310528
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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