Journal of Proceedings and Addresses

Journal of Proceedings and Addresses

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...of material and strength of design. b. The element of space breaking. Relation of design to back ground. Relation of parts of design to each other. Criticism of designs offered. In criticising designs offered there are two main points to observe: 1. Function. (a) Function of piece as a whole, and (b) function of each part. Base. Xeck. Position--Hanging or standing. Specific Use--Pansies, roses, violets, or bread and milk.-2. Surface compositon--Proportions, backgrounds, etc. 3. Color composition, if any. Picture Frame. 1. Function. Hold glass, preserve picture, limit the vision. 2. Material. n 3. Size of frame. a. Which is most important, frame or picture? b. Is frame good for any picture of the same size? What de termines? Japanese frames. c. With or without mat. This determines size of opening in side of frame. d. Does picture demand a heavy or light frame? Width of frame. This determines size on the outside. 4. Decoration--Much or little, and why? Color--Consider the picture and also mat, if any..5. Tools and processes. How are frames usually made? Why make of one piece? In making of one piece, of what must you be careful? And so we might continue indefinitely outlining the method of approach to one problem after another. In every case we should find that function, material, tools and processes must be considered. Decoration, applied to a constructive problem is never th'J important feature. Decoration may emphasize the function, or it may serve to make the object more beautiful by unobtrusive application. Allow me to quote: "The question of utility, of adequate service, always arises as the first point for discussion in determining the general form ana essential elements of a constructive problem." "Any effort to achieve beauty by ignoring in...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236674758
  • 9781236674753