“Even in front of nature one must compose.” (Edgar Degas)

Weathered professionals & art newbies alike will benefit from this review of grabbing & holding their viewer’s attention via composition.

Contrast, horizon lines, colour, gradations, flat areas, foreground, & direction all contribute in this worthwhile article from The Painter’s Keys.

How do you work magic in your compositions?

374 Blasted Tree II.  12" X 12" Acrylic on Board by Yvonne Callaway.
374 Blasted Tree II, by yc

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