Links to interesting web sites Color What colors mean : fun facts about what color means around the world. Lessons on color: learn about color schemes and more. Color Matters: why is a school bus yellow and much more from a color expert Optical illusions : do not believe what you think you see. Just [...]
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Leonardo da Vinci : definitely the most famous and renowned artist and scientist. He was a genius and the perfect example of a person who easily moved between the worlds of art and science. He showed us all that you can not really do one without the other. Some sites that showcase his work http://cti.itc.virginia.edu/~pb4r/Leonardo/docs/07-architecture.html [...]
We have many fonts to choose from when we create any text on the computer. Most people just pick any font and sometimes several fonts in one project. Is there a method to pick these fonts? Does any combination work? A good design involves the careful selection of font or fonts. This is a complicated [...]
Design Principles are the many ways of working with the art elements. Not all artists agree on the exact set of principles, these are some of them •Emphasis or center of focus •Contrast •Repetition •Balance •Alignment •Variety •Movement •Unity or Harmony
Art elements is the basic vocabulary of art. Most artists agree with this list. These elements can be found in any kind of art. Line: all drawings begin with a line. Lines can be very expressive when used alone. When lines are closed, they form shapes. Computers are very good at drawing perfectly straight lines. [...]