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Reading Images : the grammar of visual design (2nd edition) / Gunther Kress & Theo van Leeuwen

£12.99

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This paperback book is in very good condition. The cover has slight marks and light edge wear, but is otherwise in very good condition with very little general wear. internally the pages are in very good condition - clean, tight and junmarked.

This second edition of the landmark textbook Reading Images builds on its reputation as the first systematic and comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. Drawing on an enormous range of examples from children's drawings to textbook illustrations, photo-journalism to fine art, as well as three-dimensional forms such as sculpture and toys, the authors examine the ways in which images communicate meaning.Features of this fully updated second edition include: new material on moving images and on colour a discussion of how images and their uses have changed through time websites and web-based images ideas on the future of visual communication. Reading Images focuses on the structures or 'grammar' of visual design - colour, perspective, framing and composition - provides the reader with an invaluable 'tool-kit' for reading images and makes it a must for anyone interested in communication, the media and the arts.

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Author(s):
Gunther Kress & Theo van Leeuwen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17 x 24 x 2 cm
Edition:
2nd
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415319153
ISBN-13:
9780415319157
Number of pages:
291
Publisher:
Routledge (2006)
Title:
Reading Images : the grammar of visual design

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This paperback book is in very good condition. The cover has slight marks and light edge wear, but is otherwise in very good condition with very little general wear. internally the pages are in very good condition - clean, tight and junmarked.

This second edition of the landmark textbook Reading Images builds on its reputation as the first systematic and comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. Drawing on an enormous range of examples from children's drawings to textbook illustrations, photo-journalism to fine art, as well as three-dimensional forms such as sculpture and toys, the authors examine the ways in which images communicate meaning.Features of this fully updated second edition include: new material on moving images and on colour a discussion of how images and their uses have changed through time websites and web-based images ideas on the future of visual communication. Reading Images focuses on the structures or 'grammar' of visual design - colour, perspective, framing and composition - provides the reader with an invaluable 'tool-kit' for reading images and makes it a must for anyone interested in communication, the media and the arts.

Author(s):
Gunther Kress & Theo van Leeuwen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17 x 24 x 2 cm
Edition:
2nd
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415319153
ISBN-13:
9780415319157
Number of pages:
291
Publisher:
Routledge (2006)
Title:
Reading Images : the grammar of visual design

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