This book unlocks the mysteries of composition. I have been painting for many years, and this is an eye opener.Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Other than values, an images composition is thee most crucial aspect of a painting, photo, drawing, etc A uninteresting subject with the correct values and composition can become... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Chris
Nice book. I wish I'd had it much, much sooner. But then, that's hey way of most things, when you are my age (70+) and just starting out in a new direction. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Anschel V.
Ok, I am the "odd -man-out" compared to the other reviews. I found this book hard to understand and the pictures hard to see. I like M. Read morePublished on September 28, 2011 by John B. Lankford
Published in 1976, this is not a new book, and it lacks the glossy color printing that I usually look for in an art book. Otherwise, I'd probably give it a higher rating. Read morePublished on July 8, 2011 by Alaskaguy
nathan goldstein's design & composition contains more info on composition without mixing the elements of design into structure. Read morePublished on July 5, 2011 by S. o'neal
If you're a beginning student of art this book will probably frustrate you. Poore sounds like a stuffy college professor--he knows his stuff but has trouble getting his students... Read morePublished on June 3, 2011 by i love norge
I bought this book because the subject is very important and the reviews were so elogious. I was disappointed in the design of the book, it shows mostly nineteen century paintings... Read morePublished on February 10, 2011 by Andre Dumas