In this chapter, we discussed various forms of constructing an image, namely dealing with perspectives and compositional techniques. We first defined three different types of linear perspective, and where each is most impactful when creating images. We then covered two compositional techniques: the Rule of Thirds and the Golden Ratio. While both are extremely effective ways to plan out your images before getting started, remember that there's no "right" or "wrong" way to go about it. Art's never that easy, remember?
We then quickly covered the idea of keeping ideas flexible and loose, defining the 'Blue Sky' phase as a powerful phase of a pre-production pipeline. We can solve problems, try crazy ideas, and do so with a variety of techniques without breaking the bank (both the physical money spent for a production crew and our personal mental bank of ideas as an artist).
With what we've learned in this chapter (coupled with...