C1 Art Composition

This course will help you master the fundamentals of art composition. We will be looking at various composition tools and you will be given the knowledge necessary to create artwork that has a balanced composition.

Requirements

The entire course is online, so all you need is an internet connection. No previous art education is necessary. If you have a passion for art then this course is for you. 

Below: Mona Lisa by Jina Wallwork (Instructor)

Course curriculum

  • 2
    Rule of Thirds
    • Rule of Thirds
    • Portrait Format
    • Rule of Thirds
    • Assignment 1
    • Discussion Forum
    • Analyzing Artwork Part 1
    • Analyzing Artwork Part 2
    • Assignment 2
    • Discussion Forum
    • Assignment 1+2
  • 3
    A Composition Tool Box
    • Rule of Space
    • Leading Lines
    • Invisible Leading Lines
    • Assignment 3
    • Discussion Forum
    • Assignment 3
  • 4
    The Diamond Guide Level 1 and 2
    • Level 1
    • Level 2, Part 1
    • Level 2, Part 2
    • Using the Diamond Guide
    • Draw the Guide
    • The Diamond Guide
    • Assignment 4
    • Discussion Forum
    • Assignment 5
    • Discussion Forum
    • Assignment 4 + 5
  • 5
    The Diamond Guide Level 3
    • The Horizontal Line
    • Using the Diamond Guide at Level 3
    • A Level 3 Analysis
    • Da Vinci's Criticism
    • Assignment 6
    • Discussion Forum
    • Assignment 6
  • 6
    Combining Composition Tools
    • The Rule of Thirds and the Diamond Guide
    • Example 1
    • Example 2
    • Example 3
    • Assignment 7
    • Discussion Forum
    • Assignment 7
  • 7
    Change the Composition
    • Create a Series
    • Cropping Images
    • Crop and Expand
    • Assignment 8
    • Discussion Forum
    • Assignment 8
  • 8
    Finding Balance
    • What Is Balance?
    • Using Anchors Part 1
    • Using Anchors Part 2
    • Detail and Space
    • Assignment 9
    • Discussion Forum
    • How to Create Balance
    • Balancing Color Part 1
    • Balancing Color Part 2
    • Assignment 9

Instructor

Jina Wallwork

I’m Jina. I have a degree in Fine Art from Staffordshire University, and I’ve had over 100 art exhibitions all over the world. I love to learn new things, so I’ve also studied with other universities and arts establishments, such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York. I also have a degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from the Open University. I’ve exhibited with some of the biggest names in contemporary art, such as John Baldessari, Yoko Ono, and Glenn Ligon, who is one of Barack Obama’s favorite artists. I will be your teacher.

Below: Mask by Jina Wallwork (Instructor)

  • Learn at your own pace

    There are no deadlines. Take as much time as you need.

  • Create artwork

    Get ready to create some new artwork using a variety of composition tools.

  • Certificate

    Receive a certificate of completion that contains exclusive artwork by Jina Wallwork.

Enroll Today

The C1 Art Composition course is only $60.