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Composition for Visual Artists | Week 6: Shape as Visual Component with Bill Perkins

Composition for Visual Artists | Week 6: Shape as Visual Component
Learn the Fundamentals of Design and Develop Your Artistic Style Use shape design to tell your story

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Instructor
Bill Perkins
Subjects
Art Theory
Topics
Composition
Mediums
Pencil
Duration
1h 31m 59s
Series
Composition for Visual Artists

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 a piece. He will then demonstrate how shapes can be categorized between major and minor keys to create a sense of dominance and subordination.

Materials

  • Prismacolor Ebony Pencil
  • Conté Drawing Pencil – Sepia
Beginner Friendly
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