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Nothing is Something: The Importance of Negative Space (Part 3)

This is the third and final post in a series about negative space in artwork. The first post discussed negative space in two-dimensional artwork. The second post discussed negative space in architecture. You can read the posts here and here. … Continue reading

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Nothing is Something: The Importance of Negative Space (Part 2)

A few posts back I talked about negative space as it appears in two-dimensional artwork. As I mentioned in that discussion, negative space is the “empty” space in an artwork. It’s the space between and around objects and shapes. It … Continue reading

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Nothing is Something: The Importance of Negative Space

As we discuss in chapter three of Design: A Beginner’s Handbook negative space is the area around and between the objects in a composition. Negative space is not just stuff left over after items have been sized and placed, it … Continue reading

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