Composition

In painting, composition is not a static idea.  Painting involves composing and recomposing.  The composition process never stops until the painting is done

We will look  at principles of composition and how to apply them to our own work.

  • Composing and Recomposing

  • Basic Movement

  • The composition process

  • Balance

  • Color in Composition

  • Entering

  • Exiting?

  • Push / Pull

  • Rules

  • Chinese and Japanese

  • Persian

  • Horizontal Movement

  • Vertical Movement

  • Movement through depth

  • Tempering

  • Repetition

  • Varying size

  • Planal composition

  • Linear composition

  • Rhythmic movement

  • Positive/Negative space revisited