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Composition Techniques
7th June 2005

Computer Graphics & Design 1
Faculty of Information and Communication Technology Silpakorn University, Thailand

Dr.Surapong Lertsithichai, Ph.D. Faculty of Architecture, Silpakorn University Pongpan Suriyapat IT University of Göteborg, Sweden

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Composition Techniques
7th June 2005

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Unity
Proximity Repetition Continuation Variety

Emphasis
Focal Point Contrast Isolation Placement

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Composition Techniques
Contrast/ Harmony Stability/ Instability Symmetry/ Asymmetry Regularity/ Irregularity Simplicity/ Complexity Unity/ Fragmentation Economy/ Luxury Understatement/Exaggeration Predictability/ Spontaneity Activeness/ Stasis Subtlety/ Boldness Neutrality/ Accent Transparency/ Opacity Consistency/ Variation Accuracy/ Distortion Flatness/ Depth Singularity/ Juxtaposition Sequentiality/Randomness Sharpness/ Diffusion Repetition/ Episodicity

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Why composition techniques?
Create emphasis/ point of interest Lesson repetition Change the norm Eliminate the norm

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Harmony/ Contrast

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Harmony/ Contrast
Shape Size Color Texture Direction Space Structure

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Stability/ Instability

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Symmetry/ Asymmetry

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Regularity/ Irregularity

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Simplicity/ Complexity

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Unity/ Fragmentation

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Economy/ Luxury

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Understatement/ Exaggeration

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Predictability/ Spontaneity

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Activeness/ Stasis

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