Visual alphabet

Understanding the rule of thirds in paintings

The Rule of Thirds consists in dividing the image with two horizontal guides and two vertical guides that generate a division into 9 equal parts. This is a technique of composition that we can use to fit our drawings and forms, order our composition and also it’s useful to improve our photos. Painting by Paul […]

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Mie, 28 Dic 2016 » Visual alphabet » There are not comments

Rhythm in drawing and painting

Rhythm is a basic visual concept that must be understood to create compositions drawing and painting. Modern Dance, 2008, by Fred Hatt A drawing great rhythm where we can to see the forms of the human figures. Source

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Jue, 20 Oct 2016 » Visual alphabet » There are not comments

Painting figuration or abstraction

This theme is included in the art techniques because it affects the shapes, the composition and configuration of the work. The artist must decide between using the representation and the figuration or to use the abstraction and the graphic elements in the creation. The message of the work can be from concrete ideas to more […]

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Mie, 18 Jun 2014 » Art styles, Visual alphabet » There are not comments

Types of visual outline

The visual outline is the line or set of lines that define a shape or figure. By limiting the shape, the lines isolated it in space or composition. They are the outlines that configure the shapes. The length or measure of a contour is called perimeter , used especially in mathematics and technical drawing The […]

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Lun, 05 May 2014 » Visual alphabet » 1 comment

Visual Elements – The position of shapes on the plane

This is an analysis of the expressiveness power of the positions of the shapes in a picture, and how they gain dynamism, stability, rhythm, order, disorder, etc.. depending on how they are arranged. Some basic types of positions of the forms in a plane: 1. Horizontal alignment of the forms. We can see this by […]

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Lun, 05 May 2014 » Visual alphabet » There are not comments

Influences and expression of the canvas size

The size of the picture and the form that it has, it´s what we call the basic plane, where all the other visual elements are contained. Every plane has some limits and a certain form that will influence the work itself, adding sensations. Especially because of the visual directions that move the viewer´s eye around […]

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Lun, 05 May 2014 » Visual alphabet » There are not comments

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