Fundamentals of Composition with Bill Perkins (In Person Course)

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  • Regular price $800.00

Composition is the first principal in the creative act of image making, paramount above the study of drawing or painting techniques. In the course, Bill will cover the basic tools and language of composition and visual storytelling. Tools such as 2D shape design, visual art direction, establishing visual tension, using light/shade to create graphic patterns, figure composition, sub-compositional elements and how to apply these idea into an image to tell a story. 

This is a hybrid class that is taking place at CDA CAMPUS.

CLASS #: 123
TIME: Thursdays, 7:00PM - 10:00PM (PDT)
START DATE: June 13, 2024
DURATION: 10 Weeks* 

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITE: Intro to Perspective, Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching, Analytical Figure Drawing, Sketching for Environment; Fashion, Costume and Drapery; Figure Invention for Animation
MATERIALS: Laptop, Wacom & Photoshop required

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Perkins

Bill Perkins is an experienced Art Director, Production Designer, and Vis Dev Artist. His past projects include "The Little Mermaid", "Aladdin", "Iron Giant", "Shrek", "Spiderwick's Chronicles", "Bolt", "Planes", & 'Zootopia" 



TIME ZONE: All CDA class days/times listed above are based on the Los Angeles PST/PDT time zone.

REFUND POLICY: For details about our class refund policy, please visit our "Refund Policy" and "Terms of Service" pages.


*Due to reasons such as instructor sick day, family emergencies, storm, earthquake, fire, flood, or other unforeseen circumstances, Concept Design Academy reserves the right to push any class back 1 week in the schedule if necessary. Students are strongly recommended to plan their schedule with some flexibility in mind to avoid schedule conflicts. 

*** Limit one seat purchase for each class per student. Multiple seat purchase of same class will not be honored. ***