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Thursday, 31 January 2013

Spotlight - Muddy Colors: Composition Basics: Sketching Thumbnails

This month, Spotlight is looking at the foundation of creating compositions - the thumbnail sketch. Going back to the Muddy Colors blog, this is illustrator Dan Dos Santos' method for finding a strong and clear thumbnail. It's his approach to sketching for a client, but it's a great way to establish a strong beginning for any piece. It's also worth looking at his post on Value Structure, linked to in the article below, but I'll also provide a link here.

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