William A. Schneider: Composition Secrets for Figure Painting

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Video Length: 4 hours, 19 minutes

 

In this instructional video, you will see, firsthand, why Bill believes that composition trumps everything else, and why it’s crucial that you continue to study and apply design and composition to every painting you create.

Here’s a bit of what you’re going to discover with Bill Schneider:

  • The ONE thing that will make or break your figure paintings
  • Composition and design math — Bill makes this much easier for you!
  • What NOT to do if you want to sell your paintings
  • Fix this in your painting now, or run into mayhem later!
  • The secret to making your figure paintings look more natural (great artists know this, and now you will, too!)
  • And lots, lots more!


 

Truly understanding and developing composition skills is critical if you want to become a much better figure painter. And now, you have the opportunity to learn directly from Bill Schneider, one of the best when it comes to the architecture and carpentry of figure painting.

With over four hours of instruction and demonstration, you’ll experience a deep exploration of how composition works, including visual concept, storytelling, placement, dominant value, color, and motifs. And if you’ve ever been confused by the formulas and measurements used in design, you’re in for a real treat because Bill presents these topics in a practical, tangible way that will allow you to get it and apply it right away.

To further reinforce the lesson, Bill will show you the design concepts used in a few of his own paintings, and some from famous artists such as J.W. Waterhouse, Joaquin Sorolla, and Anders Zorn. Once you see how these paintings were designed, you’ll never look at them, or any painting, the same way again!

A Great Way to Grow as an Artist

Learning by video is an excellent way for you to accelerate your own skills because you can paint right along with Bill as he walks you through each step. You can rewind for a do-over whenever needed, as well as pause and come back later if you get interrupted. The video is available in both DVD and digital download, so the choice is yours!

Not only isComposition Secrets for Figure Painting a must-have resource for every figure painter, the lessons, tips, tools, and techniques are highly relevant for any artist, using any medium, who wants to take their design and composition skills deeper in order to create more interesting and meaningful paintings.

In addition to the lessons and painting demonstration, you’ll be treated to an interview with Schneider, where he tells of his journey to become a professional artist. He shares what’s worked for him even though he got a late start in his art career. You’ll want to take notes when he goes through solutions for overcoming some of the hardest obstacles in portrait and figure painting (this will sure surprise you!).

Here’s a bit more of what you’re going to discover with Bill Schneider:

  • The ONE thing that will make or break your figure paintings
  • Composition and design math — Bill makes this much easier for you!
  • What NOT to do if you want to sell your paintings
  • Fix this in your painting now, or run into mayhem later!
  • The secret to making your figure paintings look more natural (great artists know this, and now you will, too!)
  • Hair looking like a waxed wig? Do this!
  • One seriously cool tool that will help you with composition and design (so simple, yet so important!)
  • The special formula for hypnotizing your viewers with your paintings
  • Avoid getting really good at painting the wrong things (this will truly be a light bulb moment for you as an artist!)
  • The ONE area you MUST get right or risk your painting being a total loss
  • The Goldilocks theory of reflected light (getting it just right!)
  • And lots, lots more...

This Superpower Can Be Second Nature…
Bill Shows You How to Make Your Art Stand Out!

If you have studied design and composition, you know how important they are to your paintings. In this video, Bill Schneider is going to take you on a deeper study so that composition becomes second nature to you. You’ll see how the time and effort you spend BEFORE you begin your painting is actually a huge investment that will yield great returns for you in the finished product.

The knowledge and skill you’ll gain is invaluable, and trust us when we say you do not want to miss a single moment of this time with Bill Schneider — he is a master artist and an excellent instructor who teaches in a straightforward, easy-to-grasp manner so that painters of all levels can benefit.

Even if you’ve had the incredible experience of attending a workshop with Bill, you’ll still want to add this video to your resource library —it’s that good!

Truly understand, though, design and composition theory are key concepts that really are the secret sauce — they are the secret that will take your paintings from good to great. The concepts Bill Schneider teaches will put you on the path you need to be on. You will become one of the artists who really get it … artists who make the viewers of their paintings stop cold in their tracks to take notice. Just think about how good it will feel when YOU are one of those artists!

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