Category Archives: Pinterest

Pinterest and the Elements and Principles of Design

As many of you know this blog is an offshoot of our book Design: A Beginner’s Handbook. In addition to this blog we also maintain a Facebook page and a set of Pinterest boards. The book contains real world examples … Continue reading

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What Were We Thinking? One Year Later

It’s hard to believe but it’s been one year since we launched this blog. Yes, over 100 posts. Now is a good time to step back and look at what we’ve accomplished. A little over a year ago we published … Continue reading

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Letting Your Eyes Feel the Texture

Let’s look at and compare the work of two artists we include on our Pinterest boards. Both artists use clay and both emphasize the element of texture. At first you might think their work would be similar in appearance but … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots

Whether called dots or points, you can’t get much more basic. In our book, Design: A Beginner’s Handbook, we start with dots – an easy way to guide the reader into the elements and principles of design. Some books skip … Continue reading

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A Simple Line

We all recognize a line. We read lines of text; we walk and drive down the line of a road; we stand in lines; we first learn to draw by coloring inside of the lines; we… Yes, lines are common … Continue reading

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Our Facebook and Pinterest pages

This blog is part of a larger project centered around our e-book Design: A Beginner’s Handbook. The other parts of the project are our Facebook page and our Pinterest boards. Links to both of those sites are in the banner … Continue reading

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