Utilizing composition tricks
- The placement and/or location of items in a piece of art relative to one another
- How the "entire piece" works together (think of a composed piece of music, or the way all of the components in a car work together for functionality, for instance)
For this chapter, we will be covering the first definition (dealing with the tangible location of focal points, angles, and shapes on our canvas) of composition. In regard to the second definition, I'm hoping every chapter of the book is helping you piece together your perfect methodology for that! Color, theme, movement, value, edge control, and item placement all combine to make the second definition come to life. That, come to think of it, could be defined as style.
Much like our introduction to various linear perspectives in the...