Posts tagged composition

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brianmichaelbendis:

 

Illustration by Jose Luis Garcia Lopez, from Modern Masters Volume 5, published by TwoMorrows, February 2007.

brianmichaelbendis:

 

Illustration by Jose Luis Garcia Lopez, from Modern Masters Volume 5, published by TwoMorrows, February 2007.

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Perfect.

Perfect.

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superawesomeshop:

Matt Rhodes

Just gorgeous.

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kalidraws:

Today I gave my students a quick presentation on some of the basic considerations for composition, which I am now sharing with you! I’ve given them separate talks about color and tonal value/contrast, which are also super important compositional concerns. (I’ll be sharing those presentations too once I properly format them)

I personally love learning about different compositional techniques. It’s fun to think about the ways that the brain views & sorts images, and how we can trick it into feeling a certain way or looking at certain aspects of an image first! It’s easy to fall into compositional ruts (which I am also guilty of) because a lot of art gets by with mediocre, though serviceable, compositions. If you can generally understand what’s happening in an image then it’s generally fine. However, it’s the truly great compositions, where everything in the whole image has been considered and ‘clicks’ together, that bump up an illustration to a visual slam dunk. NC Wyeth is one of my favorite artists for this reason: his compositions are rock solid, varied based on the image’s intent, and always enhance the mood or action he is depicting.

For extra reading, some online compositional resources that I’ve found helpful or interesting include:
Creative Illustration by Andrew Loomis (download it for FREE. Such a great book all-around.)
Gurney Journey (check out the “Composition” tag, but really everything he posts is great)
The Schweitzer guide to spotting tangents
Cinemosaic (a blog by Lou Romano with some truly WONDERFUL compositions captured from various films)
Where to Put the Cow by Anita Griffin

Happy composition-ing!

Great tutorial!

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theartofanimation:

Pascal Campion

Simple is better. Much better.

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fdasuarez:

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laughing in the ouside crying in the inside lololo. study, kinda D:

God. Damn.

fdasuarez:

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laughing in the ouside crying in the inside lololo. study, kinda D:

God. Damn.

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eyecager:

The Secret to Composition
“Exasperated by composition tutorials that go on about the rule of thirds but don’t explain why it works (or even that much detail how to use it), I decided to make my own.

This should be applicable to both painters and photographers, with occasional tips for one or the other in particular. ” - Lulie

Right click + New Tab to see the images bigger.

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K i m i   n i  T o d o k e ~

Absolutely gorgeous sense of pace, composition and lighting.

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Totally stolen from Dustin Nguyen’s DeviantArt, because, well, it’s PERFECT. Seriously, colour, composition, tone, mood, all of it. Goddamnit.

Totally stolen from Dustin Nguyen’s DeviantArt, because, well, it’s PERFECT. Seriously, colour, composition, tone, mood, all of it. Goddamnit.

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theartofanimation:

Ivan Laliashvili

Wow. Utterly gorgeous colours and lighting, only made better by large framing that perfectly accentuates the relatively small figures.

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