Unit 6: Compose Original Art

Learn where, why and how to position all the different elements on your artwork | taught by DrawPj Team
  • 13 Videos
  • 1 Quiz
  • 6 PDFs
  • 21.0 hrs

Course Curriculum

Week 1
14:01
Compose Original Art Course Book and Assignments - week 1
How I Compose Original Art: Three Stage Process
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Week 2
27:22
Compose Original Art Course Book and Assignments - week 2
The Planning Stage: Ten Principles of Composition
Analysis of an Artwork using the Ten Principles of Composition
Composition Structures
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Week 3
15:07
Compose Original Art Course Book and Assignments - week 3
Creating Thumbnail Sketches using Composition Structures and Principles
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Week 4
19:22
Compose Original Art Course Book and Assignments - week 4
Three Drawing Styles and the Development of Cindy's Style
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Week 5
06:19
Compose Original Art Course Book and Assignments - week 5
Seven Tips to Help you Find Your Own Unique Art Style
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Weeks 6 and 7
70:58
Compose Original Art Course Book and Project - weeks 6 and 7
Example Outline Drawing: "Waiting for the Next Meal"
Example Thumbnail Colour Planning: "Waiting for the Next Meal"
Speed Drawing: "Waiting for the Next Meal"
Example Artwork: "We're not Waiting for the Weekend"
Example Artwork: "The Seven Day Stayers"
Example Artwork: "Tropical Bay"
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Test your Knowledge
Unit 6 Quiz
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Course description

Composition is the final area of study which brings all other artistic elements together. As an Artist you must thoroughly understand composition to create completely original artworks which are pleasing for the viewer.

  • You will learn where, why and how to position all the different elements on your page.
  • You will discover the three major stages that can be used to help you bring a simple thought or idea into a completed artwork.
  • This enables you to create original art that you might either consider exhibiting into competitions, selling or decorating your own home with.

For more details see the course outline page.

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Instructor

DrawPj Team
DrawPj Team
The DrawPj On-line Instructor Team

Cindy Wider, Tannis Trydal and Brigitte Back