Essays on Art

From the building blocks of visual language to composition secrets used by the renaissance masters, get to grips with the basics of art and art history.

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Introduction to Art

30,000 years of human creativity

The Value of Art

Why should we care about art?

The Elements of Art

Eight tools, infinite expression

The Principles of Design

Art History Methodologies

Eight ways to understand art

Defining ‘Art’

Categorizing Art

Can we make sense of it all?

What is Artistic Composition?

Geometry and the Subconscious

Basic Composition Techniques

A few easy tips

Advanced Composition Techniques

Let's get mathematical

Is there such a thing as Bad Art?

Yes, but it's complicated

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