exercise: Negative Space

The following are two exercises in negative space: the first a series of letterforms and multiples of letterforms arranged to create a dominant, or reversed, negative space. The second is an exercise in finding a negative space relationship between the two initials of my name.

FIRST EXERCISE: LETTERFORM SINGLES AND MULTIPLES:

Uppercase "R"        Lowercase "w"       

Uppercase “R”:  1 Letter                  Lowercase “w”: 1 Letter                     Lowercase “k”:  1 Letter

Lowercase "e"        Lowercase "o":  2 Letterforms       Lowercase "f":  2 Letterforms

Lowercase “e”:  2 Letters                 Lowercase “o”:  2 Letters                  Lowercase “f”:  2 Letters

Uppercase "G":  4 Letterforms        Lowercase "i":  4 Letterforms        Uppercase "Q":  4 Letterforms

Uppercase “G”:  4 Letters               Lowercase “i”:  4 Letters                    Uppercase “Q”:  4 Letters

Corgan Negative Space_07

 

SECOND EXERCISE:  INITIALS “K” and “C”, BLACK AND WHITE:

Initials "K" and "C"

Initials “K” and “C”

Corgan Negative Space Initials_01

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