This week we’ve been looking at the principles of composition and layout.
Here is a link to my Pinterest board with examples:
With that in mind, we have been taking another look at the development of our alternative movie posters. I’ve gone with “The Whale Rider” and am considering a couple of alternatives.
The one I have chosen to continue to develop is the lower right, with the profile of the protagonist and the whale as a suggested shape in the background, using the profile of the heroine to suggest the shape of one side of the whale. Composition principles here include, rule of thirds, visual hierarchy and a touch of Gestalt.