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    Art Compositions Lessons & Tutorials : How to Arrange Elements in Your Artwork & Drawings to Create Beautiful Compositions

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    Comic Page / Panel / Strip Composition Tutorial

    Comic Page / Panel / Strip Composition Tutorial

    Good composition in a comic picture means that certain rules have been observed to make the finished effect harmonious and pleasing. When one item in a picture stands out it becomes the central point of interest, so be careful that nothing else conflicts with the element you wish to make more important. Read and study the following comic strip layout and composition instructions lesson to find out how to draw pleasing comics & pages & comic panels.

    Theories of Beautiful Pictorial Composition to Help You Master It

    Theories of Beautiful Pictorial Composition to Help You Master It

    How to use the theory behind master artists' beautiful compositions that will help you learn how to also layout and arrange beautiful art compositions with your drawings.

    Drawing Picture Composition – How to Draw a Picture with Good Composition Lesson

    Drawing Picture Composition – How to Draw a Picture with Good Composition Lesson

    Learn how to draw a picture with good composition with the following drawing lesson. The ability to create harmony, unity and balance can start with a few basic rules. The circle, the pyramid, the T, the S, the zig-zag and variations or combination of the underlying designs can help develop a sense of composition.

    Drawing Comics Coposition and Proportions

    Drawing Comics Coposition and Proportions

    Keeping the correct proportions in comic strips, storyboards, and illustrations is tough. Hopefully this guide will help you thru it.

    Principles of Drawing Compositions

    Principles of Drawing Compositions

    How to arrange the elements, figures, and figures of an illustration for beautiful art and drawing compositions.

    Avoiding Straight Lines When Drawing Backgrounds in Your Compositions

    Avoiding Straight Lines When Drawing Backgrounds in Your Compositions

    Observe the following rules when you are designing the background to a drawing. Avoid long straight or curved lines without some object breaking into them. They are inartistic and disturbing to the eye. The accompanying sketch illustrates how you can make your backgrounds interesting.

    Art Lessons in Composition

    Art Lessons in Composition

    Figure out what the best way is to arrange art elements in your drawings in order to create successful pieces of art.

    Arrange Elements in Your Drawings for Pleasing Compositions

    Arrange Elements in Your Drawings for Pleasing Compositions

    How to Create beautiful art compositions by arranging elements in your drawings for the most pleasing effects with the following drawing tutorial.

    How to Draw & Arrange Groups of Objects for Pictorial Compositions

    How to Draw & Arrange Groups of Objects for Pictorial Compositions

    How to draw elements in a group of objects in the correct way to create an amazing drawing and piece of art...the followign drawing lesson will help you accomplish this.

    Rules of Composition and Balance

    Rules of Composition and Balance

    The arrangement of the masses, lines, and tones (or colors) in a picture to form a pleasing harmonious whole is what is called composition.

    Improving Your Drawing Compositions with Moving Figures

    Improving Your Drawing Compositions with Moving Figures

    We are inclined to neglect our opportunities of studying things in action. Now that most of us can see in the cinematographs things moving as they never (seemingly) moved before, we should be all the better primed for this very fascinating study.

    How to Arrange Elements of a Picture for Better Art Composition

    How to Arrange Elements of a Picture for Better Art Composition

    Learn about arranging the principles and elements of an illustration for better art and drawing compositions.

    Art of Composition : Arranging Elements

    Art of Composition : Arranging Elements

    That, in a nutshell, is what composition's all about - arranging the elements of a scene in your camera's viewfinder so they form something visually interesting to look at; something that will hold the attention of the viewer and take their eye on a journey around the frame from the immediate foreground to the distant background.

    Art Composition and The Golden Rectangle Method

    Art Composition and The Golden Rectangle Method

    One of these methods was in the creation of the "Golden Rectangle". The proportions of this rectangle and subsequent divisions within it, would always be "balanced, but not perfectly halved". (no two area's will be the same size).

    Balance and Composition

    Balance and Composition

    An unbalanced object or scene causes discomfort in a viewer, so, unless this is a desired effect, we should strive to ensure that our images are balanced. For physical objects, they will balance on a scale if they have equal weight, not equal size. For an image, the unit of measure is visual interest, i.e., our image should be balanced by visual interest. Balance by visual interest can be achieved in a variety of ways, as discussed below. Visual balance is achieved about both the horizontal and the vertical axes.

    Compositions With a Teapot : Single Subject Still Life

    Compositions With a Teapot : Single Subject Still Life

    You don't need a hundred objects to make an interesting composition! Just one or two elements can make a powerful statement if you look at the subject in a creative way. Here are some reference photos by creative photographers who take a fresh view of the simple teapot. Click the image to see the large size.

    Composition Tutorial : The Rule of Thirds

    Composition Tutorial : The Rule of Thirds

    Learn how composing your drawings and artwork with knowledge of The Rule of Thirds, can help you create better drawings.

    Composition and Design Elements, Principles, and Visual Effects

    Composition and Design Elements, Principles, and Visual Effects

    The use of design principles applied to the visual elements is like visual grammar. When children learn art, it is like learning to read and write the language of vision. When they develop a style of expressing visual ideas, it helps them become visual poets. Looking for the visual effects of design principles does not have to limit an artist's options. It can focus an artist's experimentation and choice making.

    Composition and Guiding Principles

    Composition and Guiding Principles

    Since composition is in part an art, the guidelines can occasionally be broken. But when they are it's generally by someone who understands the principles and recognizes how, in the interest of greater impact, they can be successfully transcended in specific instances.

    Creating Modern Comics with Good Layout and Composition

    Creating Modern Comics with Good Layout and Composition

    How to use the layout grid or the divine proportion to help you with your panel or your page composition but by and large the main goal here is that Z that zigzags through each and every page; that's the most important thing about panel and page layout.

    Elementary Art Composition Tutorial

    Elementary Art Composition Tutorial

    How far you can go with working and reworking a painting depends on your patience and your compositional skills. The better you are at composition, the more you can stuff your paintings with ideas. This begs the question: What Is Composition? In this author's impaired, but increasingly more popular way, I will now try to explain what composition is, by using some images that will remind you of Kindergarten.

    Fibonacci Numbers and The Golden Section in Art, Architecture and Music

    Fibonacci Numbers and The Golden Section in Art, Architecture and Music

    This section introduces you to some of the occurrences of the Fibonacci series and the Golden Ratio in architecture, art and music.

    Focusing on the Elements of Composition in Drawing

    Focusing on the Elements of Composition in Drawing

    Composition refers to the organization, arrangement, and combination of objects within the borders of a drawing space. You want to bring the eyes of the viewer toward your center of interest within an aesthetically pleasing composition.

    How to Improve the Composition of a Painting : Painting Problem Solver

    How to Improve the Composition of a Painting : Painting Problem Solver

    This gallery contains suggestions on how to change or strengthen the composition of a painting. The paintings come from submissions to various painting projects. Remember, these are just suggestions, my opinion based on my personal preferences and the fundamental rules of painting composition. It is ultimately up to the artist themselves to decide what the composition of a painting should be, and if or when to break the rules.

    How to Draw with Good Composition

    How to Draw with Good Composition

    Composition is an important part of creating any artwork. It's possible to get very skilled at realistic drawing and still get artworks that look bad on the page. Composition means "where to put your subject in the drawing." Here are some simple rules for placing your drawings on the page in a way that even art experts will like the results.

    Master the Art of Photographic Composition (Works for Drawings Too)

    Master the Art of Photographic Composition (Works for Drawings Too)

    One of the first composition rules we learn in photography is the rule-of-thirds. But once you’ve understood this concept, what else can you do to improve the composition of your photos? It will get you started, but there’s more to composition than where you place your subject in the frame. Today we’ll be exploring a few more aspects of photographic composition, to ensure you’re completely clued up on how to take brilliant shots!

    Online Drawing Lessons: Composition and Design

    Online Drawing Lessons: Composition and Design

    There are no official "rules" when it comes composing a visually interesting work of art. Simply use the elements of art (line, shape, form, texture & color) to create your desired outcome. For example: Do you want your drawing to be active & dynamic or would you prefer it to feel calm & peaceful? The possibilities are endless and the choices are completely up to you.

    Painting Composition Class: How to Make a Viewfinder

    Painting Composition Class: How to Make a Viewfinder

    A viewfinder is a simple yet extremely useful painting tool which helps you to select and isolate particular elements in a scene to get the best composition.

    Painting Composition: How to Use a Viewfinder

    Painting Composition: How to Use a Viewfinder

    Why Using a Viewfinder Can Help You Get the Best Composition

    Painting Composition Class: Choosing the Number of Elements

    Painting Composition Class: Choosing the Number of Elements

    Why having an odd number of elements in a painting makes for a more dynamic composition than an even number.

    Painting Composition Class: Rule of Thirds

    Painting Composition Class: Rule of Thirds

    The Rule of Thirds is the easiest compositional rule to follow in a painting.

    Thumbnail Sketching for Effective Art Compositions

    Thumbnail Sketching for Effective Art Compositions

    Thumbnail Sketching is a simple, effective way of testing out compositions and making notes on your subject.

    Top 10 Painting Tips for Strong Compositions

    Top 10 Painting Tips for Strong Compositions

    Use these painting tips to create stronger compositions in your art.

    Comics Page Composition - The foundation of an effective comics page is a solid, carefully-thought-out composition.

    How to Set Up a Successful Still Life - One of the biggest mistakes that most amateurs make when they try to paint a still-life is to casually set up their props and start to paint. They rarely spend any serious thought about the set-up, the lighting, the mood or concept they intend to convey.

       

     

     

     

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