Graphic language includes the frameworks and formats that help facilitators organize text and images in the act of visualizing. These repeating, general patterns are illustrated in The Grove's Group Graphics® Keyboard.
During 30 years of exploration, The Grove has found that all the variations are reflections of seven, archetypal patterns. These are described in a model developed by David Sibbet in 1976 and tested worldwide over the following years. Learning the properties and challenges of each of these patterns is a key to improvising actively with graphic language, much as learning chord structures is a key to learning music.
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