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ARTIST INTERVIEW - MARK IVKOVIC

 

"He still zigs when everyone else zags"

This interview has first been published at the Critique Portfolio Pro group on flickr.

It is my pleasure to welcome Mark Ivkovic (bang*), who agreed to answer some questions.

Thanks a lot Mark!

 
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Mark Ivkovic is a London based fashion and portrait photographer as well as a member of this group. He has been working for several companies recently including ATQM, JimBag and Educate Elevate . You can find out more about Mark on his website, his blog or his tumblr site.

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Elements of Art & Principles of Design (2/2)

Elements of Art

In the first part of this series we had a brief look on the Elements of Art. Now it is time to do one further step and see how those elements work together. This understanding will help us a lot to improve photographic composition and will enhance our idea and conception of art and design.

The concept we need to explore is called “The Principles of Design&quot”.

Knowing all the Elements of Art from our last installment it is essential to know and see how they work together or how artist use them in there work.

Those principles are: balance, emphasis, movement, pattern, repetition, proportion, rhythm, variety and unity.

Let´s have a closer look:

 
Balance
 

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ARTIST INTERVIEW - JAN SCHOLZ

PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER aka MICMOJO


This interview has first been published at the Critique Portfolio Pro flickr group. Over a year ago I was able to interview JAN SCHOLZ, a portrait photographer based in Brussles. Jan exclusively uses analog film cameras. But this is only one seceret incredient to his very emotional and powerful portraits.



Thanks Jan, for letting me post our interview here on my small blog.


alec

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Elements of Art & Principles of Design (1/2)

Elements of Art

In this article we deal with some very fundamental aspects of visual art. The elements of art are building blocks used by artists to create a work of art. In nature we only find curves and dots, however artists use also lines and geometric shapes as an underlying structure of their artwork. They are created and arranged in order to imitate or interpret reality, building the illusion of two dimensional objects being three dimensional.

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