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P E S R : THE DEPTH DIMENSION O MOVEMENT RSUE F

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It is also true that the choice of the pen or penci! plays an important part in this assessment. One person can produce different widths with different pens. The following five examples were penned by one individual using various instruments. It becomes obvious that the pen plays a role in the resultant thickness of the stroke.

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The person who chooses a pen or pencil that traces a thick line is stating a preference for a thick stroke. Likewise, one who chooses a pen which draws a thin line has a preference for this thinner stroke.

Four Widths of Stroke


Standard. How do you recognize the standard width? As you study the sample you note that the strokes maintain an equality with the background of the pagethey arent thick or thin. These types can be said to possess discipline, but without the creativity of either of the extremes. Their energy is displayed conservatively through conventional means.