January 31, 2018

Week 02 - Unity (31 January 2018)

Untitled (Ocean) made in 1969 by Vija Celmins.
Untitled (Ocean) by Vija Celmins
The drawing has a lot of unity with how each element including the shadows, lights, values and gradients all mix together well to produce a realistic ocean design. The elements don't argue with each other to where it loses it realism but work together to create a beautiful drawing.

Stewart, Mary. "Unity and Variety." Launching the Imagination: A Comprehensive Guide to Two-Dimensional Design. 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. 66. Print.

January 24, 2018

Week 01 - Variety (24 January 2018)

Open books stacked with other open books.
Open books stacked with other open books.
Image from Communication Arts - November 2004 Edition.