For the general reader.
- Author : Rudolf Arnheim
- Publisher : Univ of California Press
- Pages : 345 pages
- ISBN : 9780520242265
- Release : 09 May 1997
- Rating : 3.5/5 from 2 reviews
For the general reader.
For the general reader.
"What’s going on in this picture?" With this one question and a carefully chosen work of art, teachers can start their students down a path toward deeper learning and other skills now encouraged by the Common Core State Standards. The Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) teaching method has been successfully implemented in schools, districts, and cultural institutions nationwide, including bilingual schools in California, West Orange Public Schools in New Jersey, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. It provides
Visual thinking and drawing are both becoming increasingly important in today's business settings. A picture really can tell a thousand words. Visualization is a crucial part of the journey for companies seeking to boost enterprise agility, break down silos and increase employee and customer engagement. Visualizing thought processes can help break down complex problems. It empowers teams and staff to build on one another's ideas, fosters collaboration, jump-starts co-creation and boosts innovation. This book will help brush aside misconceptions
An experiential approach to the development of new thinking skills investigates the kinds of visual images that are the primary vehicles of visual thinking, materials, and environmental conditions conductive to visual thinking, and the significance of ide
The 35th anniversary of this classic of art theory.
One of the 20th century's foremost photographers and art directors reveals the variety of creative methods he employs to produce his outstanding visual images. Each of 17 chapters focuses on a particular technique, from use of strange perspective to unexpected combinations of objects. Written in a personally revealing style, and filled with anecdotes accumulated during a 40-year career in advertising and design, this book examines the fascinating process of transforming words into imagery. More than 250 illustrations, almost all in full color,
Provides information on ways to help students communicate in a visual world.
Visual Thinking brings the science of perception to the art of design. Designers increasingly need to present information in ways that aid their audience’s thinking process. Fortunately, results from the relatively new science of human visual perception provide valuable guidance. In this book, Colin Ware takes what we now know about perception, cognition, and attention and transforms it into concrete advice that designers can directly apply. He demonstrates how designs can be considered as tools for cognition – extensions of
Visuals of all kinds (photographs, checklists, line drawings, cartoons, flowcharts, stick figures, etc.) are commonly used as supports for individuals on the autism spectrum who tend to think and learn visually. However, not all visuals are created equal and, therefore, visuals don't all work equally well. This companion to Learning With a Visual Brain in an Auditory World helps the reader understand how to match the developmental levels of pictures and visuals to the developmental level of the person looking
This volume documents the many ways in which pictures, visual images, and spatial metaphors influence our thinking. It discusses both classic and recent research that supports the view that visual thinking occurs not only where we expect to find it, but also where we do not.
Drawing from philosophical work on the nature of concepts and from empirical studies of visual perception, mental imagery, and numerical cognition, Giaquinto explores a major source of our grasp of mathematics, using examples from basic geometry, arithmetic, algebra, and real analysis.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Picture thinking, visual thinking, visual/spatial learning or right brained learning is the common phenomenon of thinking through visual processing using the part of the brain that is emotional and creative to organize information in an intuitive and simultaneous way. Thinking in pictures, is one of a number of other recognized forms of non-verbal thought such as kinesthetic, musical and
Can you imagine the mirror image of a given object, or the best way to connect a series of geometrical shapes? These tricky puzzlers will test your ability to do these things and more . . . and help you develop valuable mental skills. All the answers appear in the back.
This study is a visual ride through the primary motifs of human art. Examples show how certain basic patterns reappear, time and again, all over the world. It tries to answer the question why prehistoric art, tribal art, child art and modern art have so many design elements in common.