Bauhaus Archive in Berlin

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.” Continue reading “Bauhaus Archive in Berlin”

Tutorial for Cudra: Adobe Illustrator, making arrays

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 steps.

This tutorial shows you how to use the blend tool, the grid for clean placement, the selection tools, and finishes  with an example of simultaneous contrast.