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Picture this : how pictures work

Author: Molly Bang
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and Expanded 25th Anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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"Everyone knows that a picture tells a thousand words. But what about the elements that make up a picture? Using the tale of Little Red Riding Hood as an example, Molly Bang uses boldly graphic artwork to explain how images--and their individual components--work to tell a story that engages the emotions: Why are diagonals dramatic? Why are curves calming? Why does red feel hot and blue feel cold? First published in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Bang
ISBN: 9781452135151 1452135150 9781452151991 1452151997
OCLC Number: 921821870
Notes: "First published as Picture This: Perception and Composition by Bullfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1991."
Description: xiv, 134 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Building the emotional content of pictures --
The principles --
From intent to execution --
Finally, in defense of instinct --
Now ... begin, Further exercises.
Responsibility: Molly Bang.

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