Chiaroscuro: Composition

This week we worked on an understanding of composition.  Composition is a very important element that will make or break an image.  If something isn't composed right, it can feel very plain or uninteresting...  or it can feel downright nasty!

We started off by arranging our items in various positions and sketching quick, loose thumbnail sketches of the shapes.  From there, we picked the ones that seemed the most interesting to us and went one step further in showing some basic value sketches:

From there, we picked the most interesting one and did a final rendering of it:

I can't say that it is my best work ever, but I am slowly learning some interesting things from this class.

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