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Elements of design

Author: Donald M Anderson
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The material in this book is arranged to help an instructor prepare a foundation college-level course in two-dimensional graphic representation and to help a student understand it ... Elements of Design seeks to ... prepare students for advanced work in a number of areas: painting, graphics, commercial design, and so on"--Preface.
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Genre/Form: Art
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anderson, Donald M.
Elements of design.
New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1961]
(OCoLC)593551588
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald M Anderson
ISBN: 0030104459 9780030104459
OCLC Number: 299764
Notes: Includes index.
Description: iv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
Contents: Motivation in design --
Perception and space illusion --
Sources of design: the natural environment --
Line --
Sources of design: man-made --
The shape of things --
Sources of design: world history --
The simplification of form --
Symbol: the cultural source --
The function of texture --
The point of view --
Materials and techniques --
Expression in word form --
Fundamentals of color --
Transparency --
Symbolism in color --
Motion --
Color in action --
Images out of order.
Responsibility: Donald M. Anderson.

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"The material in this book is arranged to help an instructor prepare a foundation college-level course in two-dimensional graphic representation and to help a student understand it ... Elements of Design seeks to ... prepare students for advanced work in a number of areas: painting, graphics, commercial design, and so on"--Preface.

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