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5: Presentation: Zemni 2021 posts Theory

Self-publishing

The key distinguishing characteristic of self-publishing is that the author has decided to publish his or her work independent of a publishing house.  In 2008, for the first time in history, more books were self-published than those published traditionally. In 2009, 76% of all books released were self-published, while publishing houses reduced the number of […]

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3: Text and Image: Woman Lost posts Theory

Feminism

“I have had to go to men as sources in my painting because the past has left us so small an inheritance of woman’s painting that had widened life….Before I put a brush to canvas I question, “Is this mine? Is it all intrinsically of myself? Is it influenced by some idea or some photograph of an […]

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2: Landscapes of Place posts Theory

Design elements

Design elements can be explored in their own right as part of markmaking and media experiments. The following are just some dimensions for exploration, taken from a range of sources and experience/thoughts on previous courses in art and photography. Key Sources: Michael Freeman:The Photographer’s Eye Alan Pipes: Foundations of Art and Design de Sausmarez Paul […]

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2: Landscapes of Place posts Theory

Design principles

Design elements may be explored in their own right, but are generally considered in terms of relationships between one or more element. The following are just some things to think about, taken from a range of sources and experience/thoughts on previous courses in art and photography. Key Sources: Michael Freeman:The Photographer’s Eye  Alan Pipes: Foundations […]

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2: Landscapes of Place posts Theory

Visual depth

Find places that can exaggerate different viewpoints. Focus on how you visualise depth and what strategies you use. Produce three drawings depicting a room in your house using: one-point two-point three-point perspective isometric projection the room’s own visual logic and deliberately breaking the rules  a flat drawing. By definition these last three drawings will be less observed and […]

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2: Landscapes of Place posts In Process Theory

Colour theory

In visual perception a color is almost never seen as it really is – as it physically is. This fact makes color the most relative medium in art. Albers  Interaction of Color 1963 p1 Our perception of colour depends on both physical factors relating to the way the eye registers light and more psychological and […]