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In a later work, above right, the same artist-author-magician effectively portrayed
motion by combining multiple, blurred, overlapping images and lines tracking
movements, a device often used in comics. Ghosting of multiple images, like ...
Several methods depicting movement combine to create a lively narrative of
threat and decoy: (l) separate diagrams show paragraphs of activity, (2) dotted
lines track motion within images, and (3) just as a sequence of varying positions
of a ...
Although the still flatland of two-dimensional paper works reasonably well for
explaining the step- by-step mechanics of a trick, paper is hopeless for revealing
the swift dexterity of motion that makes for convincing illusions presented to an ...
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An eye-opening read. As a linguistic who deals with databases, this book dramatically improved my writing and design of graphics for publication. Read full review
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In "Visual Explanations," Tufte walks us through various case studies of visual explanations (charts, graphs, graphics, diagrams and maps). Some of the case studies are about great works, while others ... Read full review
Images and Quantities
Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions
The Smallest Effective Difference
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