Module 1: Basics of composition
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Composition doesn’t always need to be bright and bold. You can use all means we discussed before to outline the significance of composition centre. What if your aim is subtlety? Nuanced compositions can have some charm and attractiveness.

Contrast – yes, let’s take a look once again

We’ve talked a lot about ways to build the contrast between elements of the composition. It can be achieved by creating significant difference between elements in shape, size, colour, texture of space between elements.


Nuance describes a more subtle relations between elements. It means that they are different at some aspect, but not dramatically. If you aim to create more stable and quiet composition, you may use nuance changes in size, shape, or colour of the elements.

Well done! That's all for the basics of composition, so feel free to jump to the module quiz and test your knowledge.