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    http://www.learning-to-see.co.uk/composition-2 <------site about composition-

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    Quote Originally Posted by OmenSpirits View Post
    http://www.learning-to-see.co.uk/composition-2 <------site about composition-
    Thanks for the link...will definitely come in handy.

    Question though:

    Can someone explain how this is considered good composition (as far as balance is concerned):



    Or is this simply a case of, "This artist does know what he's doing (judging by his other work), so he is allowed to break the rules at times."

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    I leave that for others to explain.

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    http://www.thepinupfiles.com/index.html#.UBR_kWGe53E <-------examples of vibrant paintings

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    http://illustrationart.blogspot.com/...g-hundley.html <---------More paintings to love!

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    http://www.creativefreelancerblog.co.../illustrators/ <-----Info about being a freelance illustrator

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    https://stuartngbooks.com/new-arrivals.html <-----Honestly, if you don't have cash, I would NOT torture myself by looking at this site. SERIOUSLY, DON'T LOOK! DON'T!

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    www.fulltable.com/vts/aoi/index.htm <----Scans of illustrator's from the golden age



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    Latest purchase. It's a nice book.

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    http://plasticanimationpaper.dk/oldindex.asp <--------For people who want to animate but not gouge their pockets. An animation program that works like traditional paper.

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    *Up from the depths, 7 stories high*...

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    https://www.biodigitalhuman.com/home/index.html <-----Explore the human form.

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