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Becoming Your Own Teacher, Part Two

Tips on advanced compositional techniques

By: Mary Anne Wise

4 a.m. Milking, designed and hooked by Diane Kelly, Dorset, Vermont, 2006.

This article defines compositional techniques found in many works of art. To demonstrate how to apply each of these techniques to rug hooking, I've selected rugs from participants in my advanced composition class. Regardless of your level of artistry, the tips you will find here will expand your image-making capabilities and help you personalize your patterns.

This article is from the January/February 2010 issue. For more information on our issues, check out our issues page.


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