Skill Builder Curves Can Soften The Look Of A Piece Of Furniture In A Way No Other Design Element Can A Gentle Arc Can Lead The Eye From One Point To Another In An Effortless Way That Functions On An Almost Subconscious Level
Skill builder curves can soften the look of a piece of furniture in a way no other design element can a gentle arc can lead the eye from one point to another in an effortless way that functions on an almost subconscious level is article about Magazine bookmarked by ray with ID 1369972534 was uploaded on 21-04-2019 and has been viewed 162,359 times.
Drawing Curves Illustration by Mike Del Rizzo Depending on your intention, curves in your work can give it a sense of motion, or a sense of power.The designs of James Krenov seem to rise from the floor bearing the cabinet on light, inwardly curved legs that suggest upward motion and a sense of lightness.
Turn the curve the other way around and use it on a coffee table and it will impart a sense of solidity and power, reminiscent of a well muscled arm or leg.An upwardly curving arc on a lower rail can visually lighten the look of a piece (see Blanket Chest).
Turn the arc the other way and you can convey a sense of weight.Look at most high style furniture throughout history and you will notice that the makers used curves to dress up what would normally have been plain utilitarian pieces.
The more curves, the more impressive and costly the piece will be.There are many ways to draw curves on your material before you head to the band saw to do the cutting.You can use commercially available jigs or you can easily make your own jigs.
Use a CompassThe most obvious way to draw a curve is to use a...