Composition for Visual Artists

Renowned Disney Art Director, painter, and art theorist, Bill Perkins will teach you the foundations of composition in this comprehensive course. Whether you want to paint, draw, or design for entertainment, this course will give you the tools you need to understand the components of art and style and how to use them to create a more effective and controlled experience for the viewer.

15 Lessons 31h 19m 9s of videos

Level 1

We are pleased to share with you a 10-week long class brought to you by Art Mentors! In this class, renowned Disney art director and instructor, Bill Perkins, will teach Composition for Artists. This class will comprehensively break down the fundamentals of design and artistic composition. You will learn how to gain a better understanding […]
We are pleased to share with you a 10-week long class brought to you by Art Mentors! In this class, renowned Disney art director and instructor, Bill Perkins, will teach Composition for Artists. This class will comprehensively break down the fundamentals of design and artistic composition. You will learn how to gain a better understanding […]
We are pleased to share with you a 10-week long class brought to you by Art Mentors! In this class, renowned Disney art director and instructor, Bill Perkins, will teach Composition for Artists. This class will comprehensively break down the fundamentals of design and artistic composition. You will learn how to gain a better understanding […]

Level 2

We are pleased to share with you a 10-week long class brought to you by Art Mentors. In this class, renowned Disney Art Director and Instructor Bill Perkins will teach composition for artists. In this 6th lesson, Bill will discuss how shapes can be used in a composition to create directional force and movement throughout […]

Level 3

In this first lesson of the series, instructor Bill Perkins will introduce the following elements: aspects of line, edges, eye line, implied line through force and direction, rhythm, direction of axis, and space. Bill will also introduce the Style spectrum, elements of design, Notan versus Mass and Chiaroscuro versus Form. Materials Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Pencil […]