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Composition

4-Session Daytime Course

Wednesday, September 9 to 30, 2020 – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
Code: 1K00ZE
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$155 - Member
$175 - Non-Member
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"Moroccan Café", 1913, by Matisse

STREAMING PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
  • Platform: Zoom
  • Online registration is required.
  • For multiple registrations, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Composition is one of the most important of elements of any artwork. This workshop examines fundamental concepts of composition and their practical application in studio-art practice, offering participants tools to enrich their own work as well to analyze and appreciate visual art in general.

The sessions include a visual presentation, discussion, and hands-on exercises, helping participants gain a finer appreciation of compositional aspects such as structure and balance, positive and negative space, contrast and color. They create several collages based on art works and themes discussed, and explore connections between formal elements of visual art and the emotional impact of works of art as a whole.

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World Art History Certificate elective: Earn 1/2 credit*

OTHER INFORMATION

  • The instructor is Shahin Talishkhan.
  • 4 sessions, 3 hours each
  • This studio arts program is a Zoom Meeting to allow for patron and instructor interaction.

PATRON INFORMATION

  • Once registered, patrons will receive two emails: one is an automatic email confirmation and the second will include a link to the Zoom meeting as a follow-up (usually given within 24 hours of registration).
  • NOTE: If you do not receive your follow-up email from Zoom, please email Customer Service for assistance.

GETTING STARTED WITH ZOOM

*Enrolled participants in the World Art History Certificate Program receive 1/2 elective credit. Not yet enrolled? Learn about the program, its benefits, and how to register here.

Location
This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.