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Old 02-10-2005, 02:24 AM   #1
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Strong diagonals and composition




I notice that some paintings I have seen here use strong diagonals going directly into corners. If you can offset these diagonals so that they miss the corners, you will, I think, have a better composition.

I have illustrated this below in the most simple way I can think of:

The first illustration is static as the diagonals bisect corners.
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Old 02-10-2005, 02:31 AM   #2
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This second illustration makes for a better composition as it misses the corners and offers better shapes.
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