Manip Academy 1: Parallelism, by Carlos-Quevedo
I am posting this on behalf of Carlos-Quevedo. Feel free to leave comments here, but please note that this is Carlos' work, not mine! Please share your gratitude with him for sharing his knowledge with us. -Aeirmid
One of the most important things I use in my work is about “Parallelism and Symmetry”. These subjects are related with the order of the elements in a composition, the layout of resources. A parallel and symmetric use of elements in a composition produces and effective transmission to the view; it expresses an easy comprehension of direction.
The use of geometric forms to order the elements in your composition is a very good way to make your art effective. You can see the next examples about how I order the resources.
In these cases, I put several elements organized to the same direction or similar forms to get symmetry. Of course, not all the elements have to be parallel, but the parallel elements you