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Triangular compositions in art

This painting illustrates triangular composition because everything isn't centered and it comes to a point (his head).  It brings your focus to the window and action being held.
This example of triangular composition is used with the man holding a bow and arrow, and the bow being implied by the triangular points.
This painting uses triangular composition to move your eyes on the mountain, bringing people into the environment and setting that the image is supposed to be placed in.
This use of triangular composition is to bring your eyes to a point, which happens to be an important document that they are about to sign or work on.  The three men are placed in a triangular way so that your eyes move to each point.
This is another example of eye movement with triangular composition, where the idea is to try and bring your eyes to the top point.
This use of triangular composition uses a tree in the center of the image, so that your eyes start at the bottom of the painting and follow upwards.
This use of triangular composition is a bit hidden, but it is there.  The road is not centered in the painting, and the whole image flows in a right triangle going from point A to point B.  It is used so that you don't focus too much on the sides and move your eyes along the road.
This is a use of triangular composition in real life on a statue.  He is sitting in a right triangle position, which again, promotes eye movement instead of looking at the piece as one whole.
This is a use of two right triangles in the composition.  They are flipped vertically, but make it so that it separates the image into two "areas".
This is another composition using a  right triangle, attempting to move your eyes to see where the path leads the people.
This is an obvious triangular composition.  All of the birds lead up to the middle and then stack behind the center.  Your eyes are brought in from the sides and move to the center top point.
This is another example of a right triangular composition.  The river is not centered in the picture intentionally, so that your eyes follow the mountain downwards and to the end of the river.
This is a triangular composition attempting to bring your eyes to the top of the mound.  On the top, you can see the importance placed with a flag.
This is a triangular composition bringing your eyes to the center top point.  It is isolating an important moment of John Brown leaving the building.
This is a triangular composition that moves your eyes downward from the cliff.  It is done this way to create eye movement in the painting.
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