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Gamut – Posing Rhythm Within Your Composition



Part II

The human body is pretty simple in terms of extremities…two arms, two legs, a head, etc. Knowing the principle of gamut, we can begin to incorporate it into our model’s pose. Many painters use this technique of having an arm or leg land on a major diagonal, reciprocal, then repeat them throughout the canvas. You can do the same in your drawings, sculptures, or photos…you must do it. Rhythm is a very important part of design and brings much pleasure to the viewing of your work.

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Gamut – Repetition and Rhythm Within Your Composition
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