Sunday, June 27, 2010

Nathan Fowkes 1-Day Fundamentals of Composition Workshop 7/10/10

The skills of drawing and color are critically important and yet they don’t find their full expression until they’re teamed with a strong composition. If you’re going to make a great picture you have to have a great composition.

So whether you’re a landscape painter, figurative or entertainment artist, this workshop will give you the information you need to bring compelling expression to your work.

Composition: Design for dynamic picture making:

* Slide-show presentation and lecture, 12-3pm: Lectures on the fundamentals of effective picture making. Discussions on the creation of mood and environment. Principles for organizing complex scenes into pleasing arrangements. Strategies for solving compositional problems quickly and effectively. Studies of Composition in history and the modern day.

* Painting demonstration, 3:30-5
* Compositional exercises, 6-7pm
* Student painting time with instructor feedback, 7-8pm

Workshop for the Day – $140

Call 818-708-9232 for more information or visit

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