Design Your Piece Lesson


Brainstorm Sketches

Create little boxes the same dimensions as your piece of paper. I like to use a pen so that I don’t erase. This is a brainstorming activity, so no judging as you go. Try out different configurations and ideas. Don’t add a lot of detail at this point as you are just trying to find a composition you like.

Video 1: Design Your Piece

It can be fun to be intuitive about a piece and just dive in. If that is how you are feeling today, then go for it. If you want to design your piece, then watch this video to see how I use thumbnail sketches and tracing paper to find the design I want.

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I hope you are enjoying yourself and remembering to be kind to yourself.