Notan - The Dark-Light Principle of Design

Notan - The Dark-Light Principle of Design

ISBN 13:  9780486268569
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Author  Dorr Bothwell and Marlys Mayfield
Format  Paperback
No. of Pages  80
Brand:  Dover Publications

Notan is Japanese for the artistic concept of 'dark-light', the interaction between positive and negative space. This book contains numerous examples of Notan design and outlines the principles behind its conception. Artists and designers will find expert guidance in the art of this ancient principal of composition. Many illustrations and examples, as well as full explanatory text. 

Illustrations: 101 Notan design examples
Size: 213 x 216 mm
ISBN 10: 048626856x
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Great little book
05 March 2021  | 

I bought this book on recommendation and am so glad I did! It is very informative with lots of images to illustrate key points. There are a series of exercises to help you embed the principles which are well explained. You will need lots of black, white and grey card for these, scissors and glue! Highly recommended. Dover Books provided prompt delivery of my online order.

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