ART - Composition TTO

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This lesson contains 19 slides, with interactive quizzes, text slides and 1 video.

time-iconLesson duration is: 45 min

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Aan het eind van deze les weet je:

- Wat compositie betekent.

- Wat de invloed is van een compositie op je werk.

- Kan je verschillende composities herkennen.

- Kan je een zelf gekozen compositie toepassen.

At the end of this lesson:
  • You know what composition means.
  • You can recognize different kinds of composition.
  • You can use compositions in your own drawings.

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The way that people or things are arranged in a painting or photograph

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You can make compositions in many ways

  • We name 7 compositions

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Compositie grondvorm

Soort compositie

- Horizontaal

- Verticaal

- Diagonaal

 composition basis

  • Horizontal
  • Vertical
  • Diagonal
  • Central
  • Overall
  • triangle
  • Symmetrical
  • and many more

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Horizontal composition

  • Viewing direction  from left to right, or the other way around. VV
  • Elements are placed horizontally.

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Vertical composition

  • Viewing direction is from top to bottom or bottom to top  VV
  • Elements are placed vertically .

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Diagonal composition

  • Viewing direction is from top left to bottom right.  VV
  • Elements are placed diagonal.

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Central composition

  • The most important subject is placed in the centre.
  • It leads your attention to the middle.

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Overall composition

  • The focus is nowhere specific.
  • Elements are spread out over the surface.

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Symmetrical composition
  • Both sides are (almost) the same.
  • Focus goes to the middle, from there you look from left to right and VV.

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Triangle composition

  •  Viewing direction is in the shape of a triangle
  • The most important subjects  are placed in a triangle.

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Which composition belongs 

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Which composition belongs to which artwork? 

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and many others
  • Ritmic
  • Asymmetrical
  • Dynamic
  • Static

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  • Cut out 10 images of the same subject. For example 10 cars, 10 bottles or 10 person.  Cut them out carefully.  So no square shaped images!  If you don''t have folders or magazines to cut out? Draw your own 10 images in the same theme and cut them out. 
  • Write down on scrapepaper the 7  compositions  and cut those words out. You can do that in a creative way. 
  • Lay down on a white background the 7 different compositions with the 10 cut-out shapes (do not stick them on) With every composition you put the right word and take a picture of it with your phone. Make sure you can see which composition it is!
  • When you have them all place them in your artportfolio and send your portfolio to your teacher.  You can do that by  google classroom  ( teacher miss Koppe) or by mail , or google sites (teacher miss Kort)

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Pay attention
  • Make sure you have 10 pictures within the same theme, they can all be different in size.
  • Make sure you cut out the pictures neatly and that these are not square shaped. If you draw pictures yourself it must be drawn neatly.
  • Take good photo's with only your work on it and see to it that the photo has enough light and no shadow. The photo has to be sharp.
  • You can hand in your work in your portfolio
  • Note the instruction of your own teacher WHERE to hand in this assignment. This will be probably the same way as the first assignment.

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