Understanding Composition

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Understanding Composition is one of the most things you can learn as a CG artist, and yet almost no one in the CG field is teaching it. Which is why I’ve made this video  because I truly believe it’s fundamental to becoming a better artist.

Understanding Composition

Discover How To:
Why composition is one of the most important things you’ll learn
The most common mistake artists make
Simple rules to create more engaging artwork

In the visual arts in particular painting, graphic design, photography, and sculpturecomposition is the placement or arrangement of visual elements or ingredients in a work of art, as distinct from the subject of a work. It can also be thought of as the organization of the elements of art according to the principles of art.

The term composition means ‘putting together,’ and can apply to any work of art, from music to writing to photography, that is arranged or put together using conscious thought. In the visual arts, composition is often used interchangeably with various terms such as design, form, visual ordering, or formal structure, depending on the context. In graphic design for press and

The Visual Path and Why The Rule of Thirds is Wrong Understanding Composition

In this first of our series on Composition, we talk about how our eyes and brain process images, the visual pathway through an image, and why the Rule of Thirds is a little bit too simplistic.

In this second in our series on Composition in photography, we talk about how our brains process all the stimuli we are bombarded with, and how to change perspective in your compositions to make your photos look amazing!

In order to successfully capture what you want in your photo, it’s necessary to ask yourself, “Why am I taking this photo?”

Knowing the answer to that question prepares us for looking at the elements of design, which we will examine in the upcoming videos in this