"Composition," chapter 1, pages 1-1 through 1-56.
What is the first action you should take
when preparing a new composition?
Gather all pertinent information
Limit compositional elements
Consider text and lettering
Decide on the size of the composition
When considering lettering or text in a
layout, how should you approach the
subject of composition?
Wait until you decide on a layout
before adding text
Consider text as an integral part of the
Select text and letter style before
deciding on a layout
Add lettering or text after you select
the main topic of the layout
Roughly drawn sketches that help you
select effective layouts are referred to by
What term is synonymous with the image
area or area enclosed by the edges of a
1. Picture plane
3. Substrate plane
4. Essential area
To emphasize the importance of an object
in compositions, where should you place
the object in the image area?
In the right corner
In the middle ground
In the background
In the foreground
What type of space dominates the eye?
You can use equal portions of negative and
positive space to create what type of
What compositional element makes images
appear more realistic?
What is the purpose of directional lines?
To create depth in a picture
To elicit an emotion from the viewer
To direct the viewer's line of sight
To create movement within a picture