Improve your composition with these quick exercises in Procreate.
Feeling comfortable with drawing backgrounds for your artworks starts with a great composition.
In this class, I would like to share with you what I learned about composition to help you become more confident when creating your own unique artworks.
We will use fun story moments from my travel sketchbook to go through 10 tips on how to quickly and easily improve your compositions step by step.
What students say about the course
"Iva's classes are awesome. I felt there is something off in my works, but I never knew what. Iva's class literally opened my eyes. I have already improved composition in my artworks so much. And as a bonus, Iva always uses super interesting examples when teaching art. Thanks Iva!!"
- Mike R.
What you will learn
We will talk about:
What makes a strong and pleasing composition design
How to arrange and balance elements in your artworks so they work well together
How you can engage the audience through your art
How to lead the eye of the viewer around the image, visual weight, composition schemes, static and active compositions, point of view and much more
I included fun exercises to build your confidence in creating your own compositions, emphasizing what is important in your Illustration, resulting in overall pleasing artworks.
To practice in a quick and easy way, we will use sketchbook illustrations.
I will be using Procreate, but feel free to use any other digital drawing software or pen and pencil and other traditional tools.
What you will get
Video lessons with practical examples - Resources - Class project
Who is it for?
Whether you are a beginner just starting to learn about compositions or you are a little bit more experienced illustrator looking into learning some new skills, this class is for you.
Hi, I am Iva from Art Side of Life and I will be your instructor
Lesson 1 - Class & Project Overview
Lesson 2 - Focus
Lesson 3 - Rule of Thirds
Lesson 4 - Composition Schemes
Lesson 5 - Leading Lines
Lesson 6 - Negative Space
Lesson 7 - Visual Weight
Lesson 8 - Color Balance
Lesson 9 - Value Balance
Lesson 10 - Unity with Variety
Lesson 11 - Static and Active Compositions
Lesson 12 - Point of View
Lesson 13 - More Composition Examples
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the course start and finish?
You can start and finish at your own pace.
How long will I have access to the course?
You will have lifetime access to the course. You can start and finish it anytime you want.
How can I pay for the course?
At the moment, we accept PayPal and credit card payments. Some students have had issues with Visa debit card and Visa prepaid card. If you have the possibility to use another credit card, please do so. Otherwise, please contact me at artsideoflife.com/contact
What equipment do I need to take the course?
Personal computer, tablet or smartphone. Please make sure you have access to a reliable internet connection to stream the videos. You will also need an email account to receive communication concerning this course.
Where can I contact you in case I need help?
In case you have any questions related to this course, please contact me at artsideoflife.com/contact