Good morning Fellow Artists.
Happy Valentine's Day
Am sipping my morning coffee, and still trying to wake up. We got a day off from work, which is good, because I love long weekends.
It's a beautiful, sunny day in my neck of the woods. I think I will go for a walk and take some pictures today.
Happy Valentine to everyone ! been a bit busy today so.. some thoughts
There has been a lot of discussion which makes something to pleasable for the eye. Have no valentine pics for you guys as i am crippled with the theme
Instead i offer you
rule of thirds as a transparent png, this is the most used composition model in art and photography
understanding rule of third
What the tutorial misses to say is a bull´s eye ( middle retancle ) it can be used as a statement a strong statement, like a posters with fist in the
middle of the picture with no escape for the eye, i am sure you have seen those. Bull´s eye in other art than "statement art" can also be used but
then the surrounding areas needs a balancing features like "repeating" patterns and shapes or colors around the picture, like in the tree painting in
that video at 1:36 it has balancing yellow trees in the both sides.
Bull´s eye tend to annoy viewer when eyes gets stuck. Lines of the middle retancle are where our eyes tends to go naturally when we see the pic.
Bull´s eye should be used carefully its more often miss than a hit.
All kind of art sculpure, architechture, paintings, photographs, nature itself and even music and poems have mathematical features and one of the most
known is fibonacci sequence 0 1 1 2 3 5 8 13 21 34 55 89.... and golden ratio 1.618
Fibonacci golden spiral as a transparent png
In Fibonacci in art the main features follow the spiral where the center of spiral is where the attention goes. It´s said this is how everything
around us is buildt and it has a devine origins.
Plato´s rule for composition " have unity within variety and variety within unity " what he means of it not to spread items around far away from
each other ( this causes bouncing eye ) instead keep them closer together but in a manner that picture or sculpture have for example items differences
in scale etc.
Rules are not the rules you have to follow blindly but to break a rule with style needs first the understanding what the rule to be break is about. In
other words understand the rule and then break it
Here is the small lecture.. haha Happy Valentine !
PS.. You can use the transparent pngs in your art, you can rotate and make them to fit to your pic to give idea of the rules.. sorry i gotta run again
edit on 14-2-2014 by dollukka because: (no reason given)
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