28 3 Day Composition Workshop with Marshall Vandruff

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In this three-day workshop, Marshall will immerse you in hundreds of great masters’ compositions and teach in depth lessons on how artists use design to evoke emotion. Learn the principles behind artistic composition and how studying masterpieces can help you develop your own talent in image making.

Session 1 - The Role of Composition; Abstract & Feeling; Metaphor; Consonance

Session 2 - Balance; Dominance; Light & Dark Massing; Contrast

Session 3 - Continuity; Rhythm & Pattern; Transition & Counterchange


“Marshall’s composition class. One of the most important classes I’ve ever taken. Marshall stimulated and inspired me more than anybody I’ve ever learned from” - Justin Sweet

“If you care to be a wiser, more knowledgeable, and a more competent artist, go see Marshall Vandruff” - Drew Struzan

May 31st, June 1st and June 2nd

Friday 7pm - 11 PM

Saturday 2 pm - 6 pm

Sunday 2 pm to 6 pm



MATERIALS: Notebook or laptop to take notes.

INSTRUCTOR: Marshall is widely considered one of the top instructors on the subject of composition and anatomy. His ability to communicate complicated subjects in an easy to understand manner is second to none. He have been training artists in studios such as Blizzard Entertainment, Rockstar Games, Insomniac Games, Disneyland and Black Isle Studios. His teachings have greatly influenced artists such as Justin Sweet, Vance Kovacs, Chris Appelhans along with many of our instructors at CDA.