The Secrets to Drawing – Composition

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How to create a successful composition in a drawing

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Description: How to create successful compositions in drawings. Concepts covered include sketching thumbnails, positive and negative space, Plato's Rule, The Rule of Thirds, The Golden Mean, eye movement, and how to create focal points.

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The Secrets to Drawing – Composition — 20 Comments

  1. Something is wrong. I can’t download this ebook. My computer tells me it is over 1.7 billion GB and it tries downloading forever. I’ve downloaded all others up til now with no problem.

  2. Hi Matt, Everything is fairly clear to me with the exception of the Golden Mean and The Golden Points. I don’t see how you get from one to the other and would have no idea as to how to establish the Golden Points in a drawing. Can you suggest any links to better understand this concept? Thanks much!

  3. Learning about these thumbnail sketches has changed my whole view and helped my composition dramatically! I wish I would have done this before. Composition is definitely a topic I need work on and this video helped dramatically.

  4. I got the enoki downloaded but can’t seem to get the video to download. I haven’t had any problems with any of the previous videos. This is the only one I’ve seen that says the original is stored in archives. Could that be it?

    • Hi Debbie,

      You should download either the SD version or the HD version. The original files are sometimes much larger and some are stored securely.

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