3.0 Altered sequence

sequence-alt-valueCreating an Altered Sequence. Now let’s explore an additional form of a rhythm; one where a sequence starts to alternate in a variety of modes.

The varied “pulse” within the thumbnail sequence of circles to the left has wide reaching, interesting consequences. What if just a few alterations are involved? Or just one? Go beyond thinking in grayscale values, think also about using color, texture, space, etc. Think about more complex applications as well.

Repeating and varying visual elements creates rhythm. The possibilities are quite limitless.

It’s your turn! Create your own version of an altered sequence through the medium of your choosing: photography, painting, drawing, digital tools, mixed media, etc. Check the Pinterest board on Rhythm and find even more examples.

Below are examples of altered sequences. Click through each image to find relevant Pinterest details.

When you’re done, post your exercises to Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram.

An example of the exercise applied. Image by Cristiana Couceiro. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/488077678343491212/ Jazz in the MoviesStefan Sakicbeste plakateArt BlakeyCarol Inez Charney2Gunta Shotzl

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