A Lively Guide to Design Basics for Artists and CraftspeopleBook - 2007
Professional artists, photographers, gardeners, chefs, and even hosts trying to set a pretty table will welcome this handsome exploration of design principles. Through hundreds of photographs and accessible text, even the most abstract design concepts--such as rhythm and balance--become easy to visualize and understand. Find out how to manipulate visual elements, work within the design space, create attractive symmetrical arrangements, establish a focal point, and more. Examples of good design range from ceramics, jewelry, architecture, and painting to clothing, hair styling, gardening, sushi, and vintage movie posters. Plus, guided exercises help users grasp each principle.
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, 2007, c2004
Branch Call Number: 745.4 AIM
Characteristics: 176 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm