Picture This

Picture This

How Pictures Work

Book - 2016
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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 1991, Picture This fans will welcome the new edition's striking redesign and introduce its insights to many other artists and art appreciators alike.". Amazon.com
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2016]
Edition: Revised and Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
ISBN: 9781452135151
Branch Call Number: J 741.6 BANG 2016
Characteristics: xiv, 134 pages ; 25 cm


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LPL_DanC Feb 15, 2017

Legendary children's illustrator Molly Bang gives a master class on design, showing how a story can be told through the manipulation of several pieces of construction paper. It can be read in one sitting, and it may change the way you look at everything.


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