Tuesday, 30 August 2011
There are a few ways to structure groups in paintings. Two structural compositions are the oval and the triangle. You can also separate the figures into one large and one small group. The main figure and focal point can be in either group. In the painting, The Musicians, Italian artist, Caravaggio balanced the three shapes on the right with the fourth shape on the left. A feeling of fantasy governs the group. The individual personalities of the figures are important. (H. Poore, Composition in Art)
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