HOW TO COMPOSE A STILL-LIFE

Throughout history, still-life work has been one of the most popular types of art. While they are arranged in many ways, still-life composition is the building block for drawings, paintings, and photography. Follow the basic rules in the workbook below to create a successful still-life of your own! 

A photograph of a still-life exercise in process

ACTIVITY WORKBOOK

In this packet you will find:

  • An introduction to still-life work 
  • Examples of still-life work from the museum's collection
  • A list of elements to consider when creating a still-life work 
  • Multiple approaches or rules to create a successful still-life at home! 

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