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Magnetic Momentum in Book Covers – Baroque vs Sinister

Mastering Composition with the Canon of Design


Welcome back everyone, I hope you are all doing well. Huge thanks for all of the support as always!

Today we are going to be looking at book covers from the US and China. Since we read left to right in the US and they read right to left in China, this will ultimately affect the way they read a composition or design. This was brought to my attention by an artist who noticed the Harry Potter book was flipped in China. It got me thinking about magnetic momentum (see Day 64) again, and the way we read a composition.

Understanding how people read a composition is fascinating stuff and we can apply it to our masterpiece if we want to create more movement. Let’s check out some great examples and see if we can recreate something or our own!

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