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Proportion: In Art & Architecture Spiral-Bound | March 15, 2023

Michael Schneider

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What is the difference between ratio and proportion? Do pentagons, hexagons and heptagons really each have their own characters? What is the most beautiful rectangle? Is there a secret to great art? In this beautiful little book, art educator Michael Schneider presents a groundbreaking synthesis of proportion in the ancient world. From temples to dinner plates, paintings to pots, archways to jewellery,discover the eternally useful tools and techniques of the masters.

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Publisher: SCB Distributors
Original Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 64 pages
ISBN-10: 1952178347
Item Weight: 0.2 lbs
Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.3 x 6.8 inches
Michael Schneider is an educator, specializing in the use of mathematics in art. He has taught at the Met, New York, and at the California college of the Arts, San Francisco. Also the author of the bestselling A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe, he lives in California.