color array

I n a previous tutorial I showed how to use the illustrator blend tool to create arrays. In this tutorial you are shown in the first five minutes the power, purpose and point of the matrix and in the second half you are shown how to create one yourself in illustrator.

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In this video, Richard “Dick” Nelson takes the time to explain one of the most commonly misunderstood art series of all time: Josef Albers “Homage to the Square”.

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Gradation study

Bauhaus Archive in Berlin

by gabemott on August 12, 2010 · 3 comments

The Bauhaus existed as in institution from 1919 to 1933. Josef Albers, the teacher with the longest tenure taught both the preliminary course which all students attending were required to take as well as his legendary color course. He inherited the preliminary course from Johannes Itten. Itten left in 1923 due apparently to differences in philosophy. His course included breathing techniques -“one lives and thinks the way he breathes.” [click to continue…]

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Tutorial for Cudra: Adobe Illustrator, making arrays

July 20, 2010
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I tried to come by Cudra’s studio to show her how to make blends using Adobe Illustrator but didn’t have time. I thought others might benefit from this tutorial as well. Creating an Array is the start to creating artwork that leverages the beauty of halation. Arrays are simply blends of colors created in equal […]

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