Symmetry & Asymmetry is All About Balance
November 10, 2021
On Saturday I'm teaching a 4-hour live online class all about Symmetry & Asymmetry. It's part of my "Composition Class" series in which I'm helping you learn how to create stronger and more dynamic compositions.
As the title of the class indicates, I will teaching you how to create symmetrical and asymmetrical designs that are balanced. Here is an example of two simple abstract designs composed from the exact same elements:
Balance is one of the Design Principles and a vital skill to master for pleasing compositions. Balance in art is exactly what it sounds like: it's the visual distribution of elements across your substrate. This short video gives you an overview of the basic idea:
Through a series of exercises, we will work through how balance is created, how to fix balance problems, why symmetry isn't boring, and banish the idea that asymmetrical designs are messy or random. I want to help you make better art with more confidence. Class with me is always fun and informative. Here are a few recent comments about my teaching:
I hope to see you in class! Sign up HERE.
P.S. Book Club is postponed until next Tuesday.