You may have heard the word "Composition". Or you haven't. Composition in visual arts is important if you want to catch the attention of the viewer. In this article, we'll briefly look at what this means as well as look at some examples of different compositions.
"The term composition means "putting together". It can be thought of as the organization of the elements of art according to the principles of art. Composition can apply to any work of art, from music through writing and into photography, that is arranged using conscious thought."
You want the picture to catch the eye. Preferably, you want the eyes to be automatically drawn to the motive. Repeating patterns, different lines, colours and perspectives can create sort of a rythm within the art piece. Your already amazing pieces can become more interesting if you apply different techniques of composition. I am now going to give you a couple of example of different kinds of visual composition.
It sort of feels like the golden ratio is somehow holy. Everyone who is into visual composition is inlove with the golden ratio. There has been claims about it being the perfect recipy for beauty and how plants minicks it and whatnot. I have a bit of difficulty understanding it myself. What I do know is that you have an area, dublicate the area and make it half the size, take that area, dublicate it, make half the size and so on. Until you get this spiral.
This was my brief summary of an article regarding the composition of visual art. There are many more resources out there if you are interested in learning more. I hope you enjoyed this article. Have a nice day!