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ELEMENTS OF COMPOSITION

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D105 First Year Studio II, Spring 2019

Through photography and conceptual models, students learned about the ten elements of composition: asymmetry, contrast, economy, emphasis, gestalt, gradient, pattern, proportion, rhythm, symmetry. Explore individual elements through photographic definitions in order to create two conceptual models that illustrate at least two or more elements.

Two conceptual models made of MDF and plywood portray a total of five compositional elements. The first model displays gestalt, pattern, and proportion. The second model also displays proportion but differs from the first model by pairing with gradient. To improve this project, it would be interesting to experiment with the other five elements not included in these two models. It would be a challenge to pair different elements together without losing clarity of the main composition.

GESTALT, PATTERN + PROPORTION COMPOSITION

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GRADIENT + PROPORTION COMPOSITION

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PHOTOGRAPH DEFINITIONS

Asymmetry

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Contrast

Economy

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Emphasis

D105_M1_pictures_v4_emphasis_dascenzo.jp

Gestalt

D105_M1_pictures_v4_gestalt_dascenzo.jpg

Gradient

D105_M1_pictures_v4_gradient_dascenzo.jp

Rhythm

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Pattern

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Proportion

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Symmetry

D105_M1_pictures_v4_symmetry_dascenzo.jp
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