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Foundations of art and design / Alan Pipes.

By: Pipes, Alan.
Publisher: London : Laurence King, 2008Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781856695787; 1856695786.Subject(s): Art | Design | Art | Design | Kunstbeschouwing | Kunst | Design | Bildaufbau | KunstAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Foundations of art and design.
Contents:
Points and lines -- Shape -- Texture -- Space -- creating the illusion of depth -- Time and motion -- Value -- Color -- Unity and harmony -- Balance -- Scale and proportion -- Contrast and emphasis -- Rhythm.
Summary: Foundations of Art and Design, in its new and updated edition, guides artists and designers through the fundamentals of their fields and provides insights into putting these principles into practice. Part 1 covers the elements that can fill a blank page - points and lines, shapes, textures and colours - to create a sense of space, time and motion. Part 2 reveals how to develop unity and harmony, balance, scale and proportion, contrast and emphasis and rhythm to achieve a successful whole. Comprehensive yet accessible, with a wide range of illustrations drawn from all areas of art and design, this is an ideal book for students embarking on course in graphic design, fine art and illustration as well as allied courses in interior design, fashion design, textile design, industrial design, product design and printmaking.
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Item type Current library Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Books Books American University in Dubai American University in Dubai Non-fiction Main Collection NK1510.P57 2008 C1 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 5126892
Books Books American University in Dubai American University in Dubai Non-fiction Main Collection NK1510.P57 2008 C2 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 5152274

Previous edition: 2003.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-263) and index.

Points and lines -- Shape -- Texture -- Space -- creating the illusion of depth -- Time and motion -- Value -- Color -- Unity and harmony -- Balance -- Scale and proportion -- Contrast and emphasis -- Rhythm.

Foundations of Art and Design, in its new and updated edition, guides artists and designers through the fundamentals of their fields and provides insights into putting these principles into practice. Part 1 covers the elements that can fill a blank page - points and lines, shapes, textures and colours - to create a sense of space, time and motion. Part 2 reveals how to develop unity and harmony, balance, scale and proportion, contrast and emphasis and rhythm to achieve a successful whole. Comprehensive yet accessible, with a wide range of illustrations drawn from all areas of art and design, this is an ideal book for students embarking on course in graphic design, fine art and illustration as well as allied courses in interior design, fashion design, textile design, industrial design, product design and printmaking.

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