What is Composition?

Composition means combining various elements of a drawing or painting into a satisfactory whole.  A good composition will hold the viewers interest and will encourage the viewer to look around the piece and notice all the details after the initial impact.  So what makes a good composition?

There is a theory called the ‘Rule of Thirds’, this idea is that subjects should be placed in one of the thirds of the piece to create interest.  Subjects in the middle of an artwork are thought to be less interesting.

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5 Great Reasons to take up Art

Not sure if you should take up art?  There are lots of benefits in taking up art, some of which you probably hadn’t considered:

1. Develops your Creativity

Creativity is a basic human trait that needs to be expressed, some of us cook, garden, sew but we all need something.  Not expressing our creativity is to deny an important part of ourselves.

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