Journal Entry #19

Proportion “a part, share, or number considered in comparative relation to a whole” (google)

When a Composition is in the same size or bigger than a another item.

Rule of Thirds “The basic principle behind the rule of thirds is to imagine breaking an image down into thirds (both horizontally and vertically) so that you have 9 parts”


A guideline cut into thirds mostly used for photography and film.

Golden Rule “There’s a common mathematical ratio found in nature that can be used to create pleasing, natural looking compositions in your design work.” (

A Ratio used to calculate a design.