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Week 1: History of Still-life Painting and Rules of Pictorial Composition with Tina Orsolic Dalessio

Week 1: History of Still-life Painting and Rules of Pictorial Composition
Study the Basics of Still-life Painting Explore the hidden messages and symbolism of still-life objects, and the rules of pictorial composition

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Tina Orsolic Dalessio
Composition, Still life
Digital Tablet
1h 14m 0s

In week one, instructor Tina Orsolic Dalessio will take you through the history of the still-life painting genre. You will explore the hidden messages and symbolism behind still-life objects. Then, Tina will teach you the rules of pictorial composition. You will learn several standard composition designs such as triangle, L shape, steelyard, etc.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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