my patronus is a basilisk (jeliza) wrote,
my patronus is a basilisk
jeliza

I love white space.

Before and After magazine has a lovely tutorial video about how to design without images; I spend almost all of my time designing without words, but I find that the use of white space, as discussed here, to be just as crucial. Often, a single image on a page with a generous blank border is more effective at bringing out the story in that image than would be the same image, full bleed, and certainly better than the page filled with small images with no room to breathe. White space (which is not necessarily white, of course) is crucial to directing the eye and giving your actual content space to speak.

And, completely unrelated, but hey, it’s also a video, one of my favorite giclee clients, Lynnette Shelley, has done a new time-lapse video of her recent painting The Forest King:

Originally published at pixels, light and hot wax. You can comment here or there.

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