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Developing a Two-Figure Composition with Glenn Vilppu

Developing a Two-Figure Composition
Create Beautiful Compositions! Glenn will show you how to create strong visual dynamics in a two-figure composition

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Glenn Vilppu
Composition, Drawing, Figure
Colored Pencil, Graphite Pencil, Kneaded Eraser, Paper Stump
1h 13m 33s

In this lesson, master artist Glenn Vilppu demonstrates how to go from a compositional idea to a more developed compositional drawing. You will learn how to use previous drawings and sketches as well as photographs as raw materials for new compositions that lead the eye through the piece, and create strong visual dynamics. You will also learn how to change and add to your subject from imagination to push the design.



  • Faber-Castell Polychromes Pencil – Sanguine, Black
  • Faber-Castell Graphite Pencil
  • Paper Stump
  • Fabriano Tiziano Paper

Click the links below to view other lessons in the series:

  1. An Introduction to Composition
  2. Creating Movement and Force
  3. The Use of Opposites
  4. 2D/3D and The Frame
  5. Geometry and Structure
  6. Composing with Figures
  7. Composing With Groups of Figures
  8. Working With Subjective Elements
  9. Color and Tone for Composition
  10. Developing a Two-Figure Composition
Intermediate / Advanced

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