Composition. Composition. Refers to the placement of elements on the picture plane. Some artists do this by instinct, others plan thoroughly, but every element should be placed for a reason.
One way to help find interesting images is to look at things differently by using a view finder.
A view finder simply frames images so interesting compositions can be discovered.
Have objects go off the page in at least two or three places.
Use repetition. Repeat colours, lines, shapes, and tones so your eye stays on the page longer and interest is generated.
Change the horizon. Choose an unusual viewpoint.
Look close or far!
Be different. Do the unexpected!
Natural focal points occur where the lines of thirds intersect.
Artwork will be more interesting if you have a pattern of different values within it.
Remember to use these tips:
Some of the best artworks break one or all of theses rules!!