1.07_ Proportion: Hierarchy & Focal Point

One example of the exercise, emphasizing visual hierarchy.


Create your own version of Hierarchy through the medium of your choosing: photography, painting, drawing, digital tools, mixed media, etc. Details: Create a composition that’s a layering of three visual items. Make whichever adjustments you need (size, brightness/dullness, color, texture, positioning) to create a hierarchal composition that also features a focal point.

Advanced: See if the net result can communicate something stronger than that which is suggested by the individual parts alone. If not, see what adjustments need to be made to make that happen while still maintaining a hierarchy and a focal point.

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