Tag Archives: texture

Design Exercise: The Grid and Found Objects

Last week I wrote about the artist Leonardo Drew. During the process of researching him I came across an interview conducted by Desa Beslic of the Denver Museum of Art. Among other things she asked him to talk about a … Continue reading

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Design Exercise: Trompe l’oeil Texture

Those of you who’ve read Chapter 5 of our book Design: A Beginner’s Handbook know that trompe l’oeil is a type of visual texture that involves extreme realism. In fact, the term trompe l’oeil translates as “to fool the eye.” Artists … 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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