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Postby DirectorInSpe » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:55 pm

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Subject title: Composition

I want to make a picture with two people in a conversation and have some ideas about the surrounding.
How can I learn to make a good composition?
I know about the rule of thirds, but what besides that? How can I know if what I sketch is good or could be better with another composition (or perspective and so on)?


Postby Oli » Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:47 am

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Hey there!

I like this video a lot: https://youtu.be/O8i7OKbWmRM It should give you some ideas. For your second question; do thumbnails! Just doodle a couple of different looks for one and the same sceen. Be fast and small for this, just through some values on the paper/screen to get an idea. You can also copy a composition from someone else and make it fit to your piece ;)

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Postby Audiazif » Sat Jul 27, 2019 12:01 am

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You could also look at some movies/tv shows for compositions ideas.
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Postby arodude » Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:07 pm

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This tutorial discusses composition and here is a list of books on composition that might help if you can ever grab any. You could ask for critique from others if you're unsure if a composition is good.

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